TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Jan 7, 2016

A judge has not issued a gag order in the case of an alleged assault of an Ooltewah High School freshman by three of his basketball teammates, according to a court official in Sevier County. The alleged incident took place while the team from the Hamilton County-based school was attending a tournament in Gatlinburg, located in Sevier County. Scott Bennett, the attorney for the Hamilton County Board of Education, said he advised the board in a private executive session not to discuss the case during the ongoing criminal investigations in both counties. Read more from the Times Free Press.