Just when you think YOU'VE had a bad day in court, you get to read the transcript of a really bad day in court.
Court reporter to razor-wielding defendant: "I will beat the shit out of you." - By Bonnie Goldstein - Slate Magazine
Let this be a reminder to all of our clients - everything you say and do in the courtroom becomes part of the record.
And to court clerks, commentary like "he was depressed and a broken man the last time," probably don't help the situation when the man really is depressed and broken.
He probably looked "better" because this time he had a plan, and a weapon.
(Whereupon there is screaming.)