When a Georgia judge was informed that a domestic violence defendant had threatened the court staff, he told his staff, "You all go back there and get my Hank Aaron baseball bat." The defendant and his lawyer claim the judge "brandished" the bat, resulting in a "terroristic threat" -- but affidavits from others in the courtroom suggest the judge may have been guilty only of theatrics.
Lawyer Cries Foul When Judge Gets His Bat
October 24, 2005
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