Texas judge interrupts jury, says God told him defendant is not guilty

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20 Jan 2018 03:13 - +36135
... and that's when you should be forced to retire.
20 Jan 2018 04:07 - +27320
To which the prosecutor should have responded, "then let him testify."
20 Jan 2018 04:51 - +24030
Wouldn't it make more sense for God to tell this to the jurors?
20 Jan 2018 03:52 - +22065
If you replace Texas with Saudi, people would be saying this is proof of how insane and backwards they are in that part of the world.
20 Jan 2018 04:15 - +12158
"You talk to God, you're religious. God talks to you, you're psychotic." **--Gregory House**
20 Jan 2018 04:05 - +11976
This dude was totally one of that woman's customers.
20 Jan 2018 04:40 - +11793
>Robison’s actions could trigger an investigation from the State Commission on Judicial Conduct, which has disciplined Robison in the past. So, he has a history of this sort of thing. See below: >In 2011, the commission slapped Robison with a private reprimand for improperly jailing a Caldwell County grandfather who had called him a fool for a ruling Robison made in a child custody case involving the man’s granddaughter. I get the feeling he’s done more shit like this *Edit: Hey, I can see my house from here!*
20 Jan 2018 03:41 - +8618
Is this the Sharia law everyone warned me about? >The jury went against the judge’s wishes, finding Gloria Romero-Perez guilty of continuous trafficking of a person and later sentenced her to 25 years in prison. Sounds like these people didn't read the good book of Dune, "one cannot go against the will of God".
20 Jan 2018 03:32 - +7527
And by "God" he means "bribe."
20 Jan 2018 03:52 - +5328
He’s not a judge god told me
20 Jan 2018 04:04 - +2100
What kind of a shithole country would allow this to happen?!
20 Jan 2018 03:14 - +1514
This is the complete opposite of what happened the one and only time I served jury duty. We totally refused to enforce the law and the judge was like, "Really? Um....okay."
20 Jan 2018 04:42 - +1279
As a Christian that is completely unacceptable, and he should be removed from his office. Your personal beliefs should not interfere with your ability to do your job. Can you imagine how people would react if a Muslim judge did that same thing?
20 Jan 2018 04:32 - +720
cool so he's never going to be a judge again right? right guys?
20 Jan 2018 03:29 - +580
Sounds like an ACTIVIST JUDGE
20 Jan 2018 03:52 - +401
Something something separation of church and state.
20 Jan 2018 03:37 - +336
and by "God" he meant "Defense Attorney" and by "told" he meant "paid him to say"
20 Jan 2018 04:24 - +176
Every day I read news proving how fucking dumb humanity is.
20 Jan 2018 04:53 - +148
Defense kicks off their closing argument: "So, with God as my witness..."
20 Jan 2018 04:38 - +128
This guy sounds like a total kook, and I think most everyone, including Christians, can agree that someone stating "God told me" is not a good way to get a just verdict. It's also important to note : -the jury went against his recommendation -he recused himself from the sentencing -it sounds like he will (hopefully) be facing some sort of punishment, and perhaps be removed as a judge.
20 Jan 2018 04:32 - +121
If it was Alabama his next position would be on the state supreme court.
20 Jan 2018 04:25 - +94
So he's hearing voices and doing what they say?
20 Jan 2018 04:14 - +93
People who think God talks to them should never be in a position of power , especially a judge where it literally could be life or death situation..
20 Jan 2018 04:48 - +86
r/nottheonion ?
20 Jan 2018 05:34 - +27
God reaches out to people in many forms. Sometimes he chooses the form of a briefcase full of money.
20 Jan 2018 05:50 - +25
Step 1: Get elected to the bench. Step 2: Derail a trial with appeal to a higher power. Step 3: ??? Step 4: Prophet.

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