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Fight breaks out in Florida courtroom

A fight broke out in a US court between a county judge and a public defender, and audio of the altercation was heard on courtroom video.

The Florida judge, John Murphy, at one point asked public defender David Weinstock if he wanted to go out and fight.

Mr Weinstock approached the bench and out of camera shot sounds of a fight ensued. Officials say the judge punched Mr Weinstock.

The verbal confrontation that led up to the physical altercation was captured on courtroom video.

  • 03 Jun 2014
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