TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Mar 8, 2016

The continuing Knoxville News Sentinel investigation into Campbell County General Sessions Judge Amanda Sammons revealed the judge had more than six defendants arrested for being late to her court. Sammons has a courtroom policy that bars entry by the public into her courtroom during her daily dockets. A judge yesterday barred Sammons from presiding over a child neglect case after she changed the defendant’s charge without notifying anyone.