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CCA Reverses Suppression of Evidence from DUI Checkpoint
CCA Reverses Suppression of Evidence from DUI Checkpoint

by OfficerGreg State v. Charles H. Vires, Jr. The state appealed a ruling by Judge Robert Lee Holloway, Jr. granting Charles Vires motion to supress evidence obtained during a DUI traffic checkpoint. The Court of Criminal Appeals reversed. The issue is whether the police ...

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Blog posts in September, 2011

  • Sixth Circuit Upholds a Chattanooga Man's Harsh 120-Month Sentence

    United States v. Tracy Bailey Today the Sixth Circuit upheld a harsh sentence of 120 months imprisonment for Tracy Bailey, a Chattanooga man. In 2008, ...

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  • Supreme Court Denies Stay of Execution for Troy Davis

    "The application for stay of execution of sentence of death presented to Justice Thomas and by him referred to the court is denied." Supreme Court: ...

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  • DUI a Restatement of Sufficient Evidence

    STATE OF TENNESSEE v. SHAWN DALE OWNBY The court offers a good restatement of the law for insufficiency of the evidence for a DUI case in Tennessee . ...

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  • More than $1.5 million lost by Mayor Ron Littlefield and the City of Chattanooga in 2011 for wrongful termination of Police Officers

    Todays' jury verdict of $680,000 in favor of Chattanooga Police Officer Mickel Hoback is the second time this year that the city of Chattanooga has ...

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  • Chattanooga Police Officer Awarded $680,000 for Wrongful Termination by City

    The Chattanoogan.com reports that a Federal Court jury on Thursday awarded $680,000 in damages to a former Chattanooga Police Officer who was ...

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  • Suit Against City of Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Police Dept. Begins in Federal Court

    Plaintiff, Mickel Hoback, a former Chattanooga Police Department Officer is suing the City of Chattanooga for $1.5 Million claiming the City violated ...

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  • U.S. Supreme Court to Examine the Constitutionality of Unreliable Eyewitness Identifications

    As we continue to preview the upcoming season of the U.S. Supreme Court, we will take a look at the case of Perry v. New Hampshire. This case presents ...

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  • Sixth Circuit reverses on whether Michigan’s abolition of the Death Penalty is a “Mitigating Factor” that the jury may consider

    UNITED STATES v. MARVIN CHARLES GABRION, II In this Sixth Circuit appeal the Court considers whether Michigan’s long standing abolition of the Death ...

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  • Revoked License Conviction Overturned--note to DUI practitioners

    STATE OF TENNESSEE v. RICHARD E. BROWN, JR. In this Williamson County case Richard Brown contends (1) that the trial court improperly found him guilty ...

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