Honorable and not without humour ... His version of "Annie Get Your Gun." We should applaud him! A screenwriter couldn't have set this one up better ...
"The woman who filed the charges against Sugarman was on the witness stand and had testified Sugarman had abused her and, on one occasion, had put a gun to her head. During the latter part of her testimony, the woman was not being cooperative, Langley said."
Barrett told the woman she was "killing her case" and pulled out his gun and, feigning to offer it to her, said, "You might as well shoot your lawyer."
To read more:http://onlineathens.com/local-news/2012-02-25/north-ga-judge-pulls-gun-out-open-court