Criminal Justice Section

The section was established to serve all elements of the criminal justice system, including state, federal and municipal prosecutors, judges with criminal jurisdiction, state and federal public defenders and those lawyers in private practice.

Chair
District Public Defender
112 S. Second St
Clarksville, TN 37040
(931)648-5538
Immediate Past Chair
Schell & Oglesby, LLC
509 New Highway 96 W Ste 201
Franklin, TN 37064
(615)550-2800
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

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Irick Moved to Death Watch as State Prepares for Tomorrow’s Execution

The Tennessee Department of Correction moved Billy Ray Irick to death watch on Monday night, Knoxnews reports. He is scheduled to die tomorrow by lethal injection for the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl in 1985. His execution is controversial due to the ongoing legal battle surrounding the state’s three-drug lethal injection cocktail, which has been criticized as amounting to “torture” by some advocates.
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