Wrong-Way, Head-On Collisions: A Few Recent Examples Earlier this month, the driver of a Jeep drove the wrong way down Second Avenue in downtown Nashville and T-boned an SUV. Three individuals were hurt in the early A.M. crash and the … [Read more...] about Wrong Way Accidents A Common Occurrence in Nashville
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Earlier this year, a 35-year-old woman relocated to Williamson County with her husband and two children to take a new job. Sadly, on October 9 she lost her life in a four-vehicle crash on I-65 near Saturn Parkway (Highway 396), when her 2016 … [Read more...] about Spring Hill Crash Another in Long Line of Fatal Middle Tennessee Truck Accidents
Case: State v. Westley A. Albright Issue: Can a person on sex offender probation be violated for failing to admit his or her crime? Facts: Defendant pled nolo contendere to a sex offence. As a condition of probation, Defendant agreed to … [Read more...] about Sex Offender Probation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ben Raybin and David Weissman confirm that their client, Jordan Norris, has entered into a settlement agreement to resolve Jordan’s federal civil rights lawsuit against three Cheatham County Sheriff’s Deputies. … [Read more...] about Norris “Taser Case” Officially Dismissed After Settlement With Cheatham County
Distracted driving is a major problem in Tennessee. Never mind the fact that the Tennessee State Legislature made it illegal to text and drive on Volunteer State roads back in 2009. In 2016, 24,743 crashes in Tennessee involved a distracted … [Read more...] about Why Are Distracted Driving Accidents Underreported?
Nashville Residents Help Truck Accident Victims On Friday August 4, Nashville resident Damien Horne and several of his friends were on I-24 in Johnson County, Ill.—en route to the 77th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally—when Horne heard a … [Read more...] about Nashville Good Samaritans Aid Victims of Fiery Truck Accident
Case: David R. Smith v. The Tennessee National Guard Issue: Did the case “accrue” upon discovery of injury, or upon creation of a legal remedy? Facts: In 2011, Smith separated from the Tennessee National Guard, alleging that he had … [Read more...] about Accrual of Civil Actions
Case: State of Tennessee v. David Scott Hall Issue: Was the evidence sufficient to prove the Defendant attempted to produce child pornography where the victim was expected only to change clothes? Facts: The Victim testified that she found … [Read more...] about Attempted Creation of Child Pornography
Case: State of Tennessee v. Christopher Minor Issue: If a criminal law is found unconstitutional after trial, can the issue be raised for the first time on appeal? Facts: Defendant was convicted of various offenses, including the … [Read more...] about Retroactivity of Constitutional Challenges to Criminal Statutes
Case: State of Tennessee v. Janet Michelle Stanfield, Tony Alan Winsett, and Justin Bradley Stanfield Issue: When can law enforcement do a warrantless search on probationers and parolees? Facts: A probationer, parolee, and another person … [Read more...] about Warrantless Search of Parolees and Probationers