TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Kate Prince on Apr 6, 2021

Gov. Bill Lee will host a criminal justice roundtable tomorrow featuring former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich of Georgia and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, TNJ: On the Hill reports. In a press release, the governor’s office said the roundtable will be held to kick off Second Chance Month, an awareness effort led by the justice reform advocacy group, Prison Fellowship. “I look forward to a thoughtful discussion on how Tennessee can lead the nation in balancing the notion of justice with the public safety outcomes we all expect,” Lee said of the event. Pat Nolan, Brooke Rollins and Josh Smith will also join the panel. Read the full release on the state’s website.