Some dude broke the law -- so the judge broke the dude.
It all went down in a Broward County, Florida courtroom just a short time ago -- some dumbass criminal accused of domestic violence went berserk and tried to attack his alleged victim.
That's when Judge Ian Richards leapt off his bench and helped subdue the scumbag.
The dirtball now faces some brand new charges: Resisting arrest and domestic battery.
Badass Judge Tackles Suspect -- In Court!!!
3/24/2009 7:55 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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