When should a court take special precautions because of possible violence among participants? That is the question in Minneapolis, where Hennepin County Chief Judge Kevin Burke reacted with anger and frustration to suggestions by county officials that a "harassment court" hearing that prompted a deadly shooting should have been held in a more secure location, says the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Hennepin County Commissioner Mark Stenglein and others expressed surprise that the court's many potentially emotional hearings were routinely . . .
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