Is the Death Penalty on “Death Row”?

The US Supreme Court has now granted three stays of execution in one week. Troy Davis in Georgia was just granted a stay from his execution scheduled for later tonight. Is the Supreme Court likely to end the death penalty like it did briefly in the 1970s?

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Tennessee Domestic Violence Laws – GPS Tracking For Offenders

GPS tracking for those arrested for domestic violence offenses in Tennessee. It protects alleged victims, but does it violate the constitutional rights of the accused?

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DUI in Tennessee – Third Strike and Your Out for 5 Years

DUI in Tennessee – Third Strike and Your Out for 5 Years Effective July 1, 2011, DUI offenders have it tougher.   The State of Tennessee has not only removed DUI from the list of criminal offenses eligible for judicial … Read full article

Burden of Proof- Should it be lower so Someone Like Casey Anthony Gets Convicted

Burden of Proof- Should it be lower so Someone Like Casey Anthony Gets Convicted Bill O’Reilly of Fox News “The O’Reilly Factor” says ” Dumb, beyond a reasonable doubt.” Seriously? What burden of proof should the State have to meet … Read full article

Casey Anthony – Beyond a Reasonable Doubt?

Casey Anthony – Beyond a Reasonable Doubt? As the world watched, Casey Anthony, was tried and convicted by the court of public opinion. For the entire time the trial was ongoing in the courtroom, the media with the multiple talking … Read full article

Tennessee Pretrial Diversion Changes, No Diversion for DUI Offenses

Tennessee Pretrial Diversion Changes, No Diversion for DUI Offenses Effective July 1, 2011, Tennessee no longer has a “Pretrial Diversion” program but judicial diversion is still available to criminal defendants. Tennessee House Bill 64 repealed T.C.A. §40-15 in its entirety … Read full article