TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on May 22, 2017
When Nashville District Attorney Glenn Funk said they found aspects of the police’s investigation into the deadly shooting of Jocques Clemmons by an officer that could be perceived as bias, he opened the door to potential legal fallout, an analysis published by The Tennessean suggests. Subodh Chandra, the Ohio attorney who represents the family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy killed by police in 2014, said that Funk’s comments could be helpful to the Clemmons family as well as potential plaintiffs in the future. The Clemmons family has not filed a lawsuit yet, but it has hired representation and is weighing its options.