TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on May 16, 2017
A special judge and prosecutor will handle the case of Shelby County Commissioner Justin Ford, who is accused of violently attacking his girlfriend, the Commercial Appeal reports. Ford faces charges of aggravated assault/domestic violence and false imprisonment for allegedly hitting his girlfriend while she was driving, then as she pulled over and attempted to escape, puilling her back into the vehicle, punching and choking her. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 6.