TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jun 5, 2019
More than 200 Nashville lawyers have called for an ethics investigation into a Tennessee prosecutor who said he refuses to bring domestic assault charges if a case involves a gay couple and who called Islam an "evil belief system," the Tennessean reports. Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott has courted outrage for his comments against gay people during a speech and against Muslims on Facebook. A growing coalition of lawyers called on the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility to investigate, signing an open letter penned by Nashville lawyer Sunny Eaton.