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"No Refusal" law enforcement in effect on Hamilton County Roads For New Years
"No Refusal" law enforcement in effect on Hamilton County Roads For New Years

To combat drunk driving and the increased use of painkillers and other drugs while driving over the New Year's Day holiday, the Tennessee Highway Patrol and local law enforcement will be stepping up DUI and Drugged driving law enforcement on area roads. The "No Refusal" ...

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Blog Posts in 2012

  • CCA Judge Thomas Dissent on failure to advise state of defendant's acceptance of plea

    In State v. Pye , Judge Kelly Thomas disagrees "with the majority’s conclusion that trial counsel’s actions regarding the Petitioner’s acceptance of ...

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  • Nominating Commission Selects 3 Candidates for 6th District Circuit Court

    Nominating Commission Selects 3 Candidates for 6th District Circuit Court. The Judicial Nominating Commission met in Knoxville today to review the ...

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  • Law Enforcement Agencies Push Cell Phone Providers to Store Text Messages

    The major cell phone providers, including AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, may be required to keep information about their customers’ text messages for at ...

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  • When is a lie a federal crime?

    By Lee Davis Earlier this year the Supreme Court decided US v. Alvarez , a case that tests the limits upon which a community must accept contemptible ...

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  • U.S. Supreme Court to consider "late" actual innocence proof

    An issue before the U.S. Supreme Court involves the late appearance of evidence that may demonstrate a criminal defendant’s innocence. Though many ...

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  • Jury Convicts in Retrial of Vanessa Coleman

    By Stevie Phillips Yesterday, after an 11 hour deliberation, a Jackson County jury found Vanessa Coleman guilty on 13 of 17 counts of facilitation to ...

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  • TN Judicial Ethics Committee Issues Advisory to Judges on Social Media

    The Tennessee Judicial Ethics Committee recently released an advisory opinion regarding judges and proper social media etiquette, something that legal ...

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  • Petraeus Affair Raises Concerns About E-mail Privacy

    With all the coverage surrounding the recent fiasco involving General Petraeus, the extent of people’s personal electronic security has been given ...

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  • Nominating Commission selects three candidates for Court of Appeals Eastern Section

    Jerri S. Bryant, Chancellor The Judicial Nominating Commission met in Chattanooga today to review the 11 applicants for the Court of Appeals Eastern ...

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