TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 4, 2017
U.S. Attorney Jack Smith announced today that he will leave the Department of Justice, the Tennessean reports. Smith said that he was not looking to leave the department, where he has been for 16 years, but another opportunity came up. He has been leading the Nashville office since David Rivera announced his resignation in March. Belmont law professor Donald Cochran was nominated in June to lead the office. His nomination is currently pending Senate confirmation.