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Courtroom Shock

A Texas appeals court ordered a new trial for a man convicted of soliciting the sexual performance of a child, finding that a Tarrant County judge was out of line when he told his bailiff to stun the man three times during a heated exchange in the courtroom.

EL PASO, Texas – A Texas appeals court ordered a new trial for a man convicted of soliciting the sexual performance of a child, finding that a Tarrant County judge was out of line when he told his bailiff to stun the man three times during a heated exchange in the courtroom.

Categories / Appeals, Civil Rights, Criminal

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