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'Sovereign citizens' cause ruckus while attempting to 'serve' documents in ACT Magistrates Court

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By Blake Foden
Updated January 20 2022 - 5:38am, first published 1:00am
The woman who dumped a large binder on magistrate Beth Campbell's bench. Picture: Blake Foden

"Sovereign citizens" have been ejected from a Canberra courtroom after a noisy ruckus, during which one young woman plonked a large binder down on the magistrate's bench in an apparent attempt to "serve" documents.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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