TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jul 9, 2014

The Paris Post Intelligencer profiles two candidates for district attorney general for the 24th Judicial District. Hansel McCadams of Paris is seeking re-election for the post. He served as an assistant district attorney from 1984 to 1990. In 1990, was elected to the office of General Sessions/Juvenile Court judge for Henry County, and was re-elected in 1998. McCadams was elected as DA in 2006 and said throughout his term the 24th District has maintained a crime rate below the state average according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation statistics. Matt Stowe of Benton County is also running for the seat. He worked as a prosecutor in Boston, as well as serving the people of Texas as deputy solicitor general. He taught criminal law and criminal procedure at Cornell Law School and currently teaches ethics classes and criminal justice classes at Bethel University.