TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Mar 7, 2019
An assistant district attorney's salary was cut by more than $10,000 after his boss found out about a December 2016 trip he took with then-judge Casey Moreland, the Tennessean reports. ADA Ben Ford was the prosecutor assigned to Moreland’s General Sessions courtroom until he was transferred in February 2017, about the time FBI agents launched a corruption investigation into Moreland’s behavior outside of the courtroom. In a legal filing from Moreland’s criminal case, federal prosecutors said attendees on the trips took part in potentially inappropriate activities.