TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jan 23, 2019
The Nashville Metro Council voted to approved the 11 individuals who will comprise the city’s first Community Oversight Board, a citizen review panel that will look into complaints against police, The Tennessean reports. Among those selected from the more than 150 nominees include Bob Cooper, former Tennessee Attorney General, Matt Sweeney, a Nashville attorney with Baker Donelson and former circuit court judge, and Phyllis Hildreth, former chief counsel in the Office of the Public Defender for the state of Maryland.