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MD. Judge Uses ElectroShock in Court

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Maryland judge Robert Nalley ordered an officer in his courtroom to electroshock a defendant who was standing trial. Delvon King was defending himself against gun charges on July 23rd. Witnesses say the 25-year-old had made no threatening actions before he was shocked. Parents of the defendant were in court watching the proceedings, and reported on the events to the press. King, an African-American, was citing previous court precedent when Nalley ordered him to stop. The defendant stated "principles of common right and common reason are null and void," just before he received the massive blast of electricity. The shock was delivered from an electrode strapped to his right leg. King said, "I got shocked, and I was screaming for help. They had no reason to harm me like that. I really didn't expect for any of that to happen." Judges may only attach electrodes to defendants under circumstances where there may present a danger to a court. These provisions are s

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