The man accused in the deadly Waukesha, Wisconsin, Christmas parade attack was again thrown out of a courtroom Tuesday.
Judge Jennifer R. Dorow booted Darrell Brooks from the courtroom over his combative behavior.
"Everyone here has been respectful other than you throughout these proceedings," Dorow told Brooks.
The man accused of intentionally plowing an SUV into a Christmas parade crowd in Wisconsin last year, killing six people, was again tossed out of a courtroom during his trial on Tuesday for being combative.
Darrell Brooks, a self-proclaimed "sovereign citizen" who is representing himself, was thrown out of the Waukesha County courtroom by Judge Jennifer R. Dorow following repeated outbursts.
"Everyone here has been respectful other than you throughout these proceedings," Dorow told Brooks during day two of jury selection, according to video footage from Law & Crime.
Brooks denied that he had been disruptive.
"I object to that respectfully and I have not been disruptive," he said.
During the court proceeding, Brooks repeatedly asked the judge to have prosecutors answer his questions, prompting Dorow to tell him, "No one is going to be answering these questions."
"I'm advising you to stop asking those questions," Dorow told Brooks, warning him that she would consider it an interruption.
When Brooks again tried to speak, Dorow told the court, "He's interrupted — take him to the next courtroom."
The judge had Brooks placed in a courtroom next door where he could appear where the proceedings were being held via video hookup.
"He continues to be in the other courtroom. You can see a monitor, he's standing, he's facing the other direction, he's yelling — I can't hear him — but it appears he is yelling," Dorow told the court.
"I muted him because of his interruptions of the court," she said, adding, "I have the ability to mute, to unmute."
Brooks was removed from the courtroom twice on Monday over his disruptive behavior.
Earlier Tuesday before Brooks was kicked out of the courtroom, Dorow told Brooks, "You are attempting to disrupt with questions like this. I realize it may be related to your claim to be a sovereign citizen."
Brooks took issue with the judge's wording.
"Claim to be sovereign, claim to be sovereign, let's correct the record right now," Brooks said, continuing, "I would like to correct the record and say that I am sovereign."
"Alright," the judge said. "You believe you are sovereign, the record is corrected."
Brooks faces 77 criminal charges, including six counts of first-degree intentional homicide for the Nov. 21, 2021 attack in the small city of Waukesha.
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