A Little Courtroom Drama #1LinerWeds

In an act that should prove once and for all the power of the limiting instruction, Judge Kurtz told the jurors to, as the report put it, disregard “the restraints, … the incident involving [the] pen, and the defense attorney’s sudden absence.”

Apparently the defendant in a criminal case had a penchant for stabbing his lawyers in the neck with a pencil. I can’t do the story justice. Read the whole thing.


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