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Without naming any names, there is a certain trial which is currently being delayed because the defendant is refusing to leave his cell to go the courtroom. Because the UK is a civilised nation, the defendant hasn't been given a brisk beating and then been dragged out of the cells to face sentencing like a man. Instead the judge has said something like "Well, I can't force him to leave his cell". I don't know very much about our criminal justice system, but surely there must be a contingency process to deal with this type of foot dragging by the defendant ? I wholeheartedly believe i