TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Feb 16, 2016

Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Rob Philyaw asked lawmakers to clarify the state’s mandatory reporting law, including the time frame of reporting. The judge’s request comes after he sent a case against three Ooltewah High School officials to a grand jury after the officials failed to report the abuse of a student. "There's an argument that could be made that Victim 1 was reported the next day, but that's not good enough. And there's no proof that the other three were reported," Philyaw said. Read more from WRCB.