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
Schell & Oglesby, LLC
509 New Highway 96 W Ste 201
Franklin, TN 37064
(615)550-2800
Immediate Past Chair
PARKERSON | SANTEL PLLC
121 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615)956-7938
Vice-Chair
District Public Defender
112 S. Second St
Clarksville, TN 37040
(931)648-5538

Hearing Held in Rape Case of Former U of M Football Player

Former University of Memphis football player Ernest Suttles' rape case will head to a grand jury after his accuser testified in a hearing on Tuesday, The Commercial Appeal reports. The alleged attack took place on Oct. 12, after which the victim went home to Murfreesboro to be examined in a hospital. She was told there that she needed to return to the city where the assault occurred, so she went back to a Memphis hospital where she reported the crime to the police. Suttles was arrested two days later.

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Earn 7 CLE Hours at 2017 Criminal Law Forum

Sessions at this year's Criminal Law Forum will address sentencing issues, case law statutory updates, indigent representation task force recommendations, post-conviction relief, voir dire and ethical considerations. Earn seven hours of CLE credit Dec. 8 at this Tennessee Bar Center program in Nashville.

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