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Judge gets ready to shoot

, April 4, 2013

Jaime "Jimmy" Santiago (L), a lower court judge in Manila, with his fellow court judges checks their target cardboard during their shooting practice  at a police firing range in Manila.  Santiago, a former police officer who headed a special weapons and tactics (SWAT) unit, favours arming Filipino judges to protect themselves from disgruntled litigants who can't accept decisions and criminal syndicates whose members were sent to jail. There had been cases of shootings inside courtrooms. Reuters/Romeo Ranoco

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