Question of the Week

How Have You Been Censored in Court?

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There’s some good discussion on about a Nebraska judge who barred a woman from using the word “rape” when she testified during a sexual assault trial against her alleged attacker.

The woman has filed a long-shot federal suit against the judge. The merits are being argued by our readers. And, to add to the spectacle, a state lawmaker has filed a lawsuit against God to make the point that he believes the suit is frivolous.

But we wanted to know this: What surprising words have you seen judges bar witnesses from using during testimony? Or, how have you or a client been censored in court?

See last week’s answers.

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