Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Man Says Judge Arrested Him On a Hunch

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A judge in Dickson County, Tenn., had officers pull a spectator out of his courtroom ?on a hunch,? held him in custody and made him submit to a urinalysis for drugs, the man claims in Federal Court. Benjamin Marchant claims that General Sessions Judge Durwood Moore admitted that he ?routinely drug-screens ?spectators? in his courtroom if he ?thinks? they may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.? Moore allegedly called it the ?routine policy of the court.? Marchant says he was in Moore?s courtroom supporting a friend, when Moore ordered officers to take him into custody--...More

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