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During his court appearance for a marijuana possession charge, the defendant decided to use the arena as a platform to advocate for legalizing pot by lighting a joint during the proceedings.

20-year-old Spencer Boston is reportedly a serious proponent of the full legalization of marijuana.

On Monday, the Lebanon, Tennessee resident, who had recently been accused of marijuana possession, went to a scheduled hearing regarding the charge.

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A Chicago judge who has been accused of carrying a loaded gun into the courthouse when the weapon allegedly dropped to the floor in the lobby of the building.

On July 3 during the middle of the afternoon Joseph Claps, a 70-year-old judge at the Leighton Criminal Court Building, was walking through the entrance hall toward a courtroom when a revolver reportedly fell from his person and clattered onto the floor.

Security cameras captured the event on video and Claps, who is permitted to enter the building without passing through the metal detectors, was allegedly seen using the weapon to steady himself while standing up after he bent down to retrieve it and then put it into his pocket.