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If you're the defendant, don't smart off to the judge:
From the article:
JACKSON, MI – Clearly growing agitated, Jackson County Circuit Judge John McBain threw off his robe and helped tackle to the ground a defiant man during a hearing on a personal protection order violation [for cyber stalking].Read the rest HERE.
"Tase his ass right now," the judge shouted as he rushed toward Jacob Larson, who had been talking back to the judge and blamed his alleged stalking behavior on the woman he was pursuing.
Even when Larson was on the floor, he wouldn't allow the officer to cuff him, said McBain, who says he was concerned about the welfare of both men.
"There is one thing I don't tolerate is disruptions in my courtroom," McBain said.
Larson made an aggressive move toward the woman and was "totally disturbing the decorum of the court," McBain said....
You would think that above defendant would have learned something about respect for authority along the way — maybe in the school system, maybe at home. Apparently not!