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Monday, March 24, 2008

Profanity a Crime?

Common sense ought to tell you that you shouldn't use profanity in a courtroom. That's a given.

But did you know that it was illegal to use profanity in a courtroom? I didn't till today. Tennessee Code Annotated section 29-9-107 states that "A person who profanely swears or curses in the presence of any court of record commits a Class C misdemeanor."

Here's the link to the Tennessee Code:

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