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"Electric Shock Delivered at Trial to Texas Defendant Results in Reversal of Conviction, Curb of Use on Stun Belts" by John Council on law.com Outside the presence of the jury, Gallagher warned Morris about any further outbursts. When Morris continued to speak, Gallagher ordered his bailiff to intervene by activating the stun belt attached to Morris’ body. “Are you going to follow the rules?” Gallagher asked Morris, according to the opinion. “I have a lawsuit pending against you,” Morris replied. “Hit him,” Gallagher said. After shocking Morris the first time, Gallagher asked Morris if he would adhere to courtroom decorum. “Are you going to behave?” Gallagher asked. “I have a history of mental illness,” Morris replied. “Hit him again,” Gallagher said. "Tarant County, Texas - 396th District Court - Judge George Gallagher" on access.tarantcounty.com