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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Mar 30, 2017
In addition to the charges already facing Nashville Judge Casey Moreland in connection with his arrest, a separate investigation by the state board that disciplines judges is ongoing and could lead to more charges and sanctions, the Tennessean reports. House Speaker Beth Harwell, R-Nashville, is also calling for Moreland to resign. "Tennesseans expect and deserve their judiciary to act in a fair and impartial manner," she said. Legal analysts believe that it’s unlikely that Moreland’s arrest could jeopardize rulings from his courtroom. Lawyers and defendants would have to show wrongdoing in each individual case, the analysts say.