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Most Insane Court Hearing on Record

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Most Insane Court Hearing on Record

Postby Spankymonkey » Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:04 am

A Floyd County judge has been publicly admonished for completely losing it in open court and trading vulgarities with a murder defendant in a heated and bizarre exchange that became an Internet sensation.

During a June 17 hearing, Durham, while being repeatedly insulted and threatened by murder defendant Denver Fenton Allen, let Allen get the better of him. When the transcript of the hearing became public, the exchanges were reported nationwide.

The transcript is here.
http://coosavalleynews.com/wp-content/u ... -Allen.pdf

Adult Swim reenacted the entire transcript and animated it:


I got about half way and thought it was a spoof, but by all accounts it actually happened.

Ten years for contempt of court?! Only in America.
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Re: Most Insane Court Hearing on Record

Postby diy » Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:26 am

I guess 10 years means nothing if you are already serving a longer than life sentence.
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