TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 17, 2017
Former U.S. District judge Kevin Sharp of Nashville resigned his post in January to return to private practice and take on civil rights cases, the Tennessean reports. Sharp held a lifetime appointment on the bench, but had issues with certain parts of the system during his six-year tenure, such as mandatory minimum sentences. “As a lawyer I can be more proactive, I can say things I want to say,” said Sharp. “I can advocate for positions that I want to advocate for.”