TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Dec 12, 2013

Knox County General Sessions Court supervisor April Mayes resigned late Tuesday afternoon, Knoxnews reports. Mayes oversaw staff blamed in emails for chronic mistakes that led to, among other things, wrongful arrests and illegal detentions. Controversy erupted when the emails were made public in October. Judges had been complaining of systemic errors and meeting over the past several months to try to resolve them.