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That Was The Week: Breathe easier

Richard Jory, 09 March 2018

You're a wooden court room in a small town in Connecticut. Before you in the queue, a woman accused of prostitution, a sweating man about to be tried for dealing drugs and a diminutive character accused of assault and battery on a policeman. All rise as the ageing judge walks in, and all sit. During the proceedings a large man in the public gallery yams extravagantly, halting proceedings, to be escorted to the cells downstairs for contempt of court.

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