TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jun 29, 2017
Belmont University law professor Donald Cochran has been nominated by President Donald Trump to become the next U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, The Tennessean reports. The appointment is pending U.S. Senate confirmation. Before joining the faculty at Belmont, Cochran worked as a federal prosecutor in Alabama, during which he successfully aided in the high-profile prosecution of Ku Klux Klan members that orchestrated the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham.