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Man Jailed for Not Standing in Court after Cop-Inflicted Injury

http://www.courthousenews.com

Lynwood Artis was sentenced to 30 days in jail for being the victim of what can only be described as a bizarre display of state power. Mr. Artis was enjoying a taco (probably without a permit) when he was questioned by police officer about a nearby unattended beer. When the cop didn't find Mr. Artis' answer satisfactory, he broke the man's leg and arrested him. After a mere 4 minutes in court, Mr. Artis found himself on his way to jail for "contempt of court" (ie: not standing on his broken leg).

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