That’s when Flores said Murphy had asked her to ask Osbourne if she would marry him. Osbourne started crying upon hearing that.
Dougherty said Flores could ask Osbourne. But with a big smile on his face, the judge noted that the court-issued order of protection directing Osbourne to have no direct or third-party contact with Murphy would prevent the lawyer from sharing her client’s answer with Murphy.
Dougherty said the prosecution moved at that point to amend the order of protection to allow non-criminal contact between Osbourne and Murphy. The judge then asked Osbourne if she wanted to answer the question and she tearfully accepted the marriage proposal.” —Black Eyes and Bliss: A Courtroom Marriage Proposal, Domestic Violence Style « Above the Law: A Legal Web Site – News, Commentary, and Opinions on Law Firms, Lawyers, Law School, Law Suits, Judges and Courts