What does this guy’s brain have anything to do with the criminal trial tip of the day. Everything is the answer. More specifically it is Mens Rea . Don’t overlook the mens rea in every case. i almost did .

In preparing for a criminal trial , one gets caught up in witnesses

Edgefield Sports Bar & Grill on Urbanspoon

Edgefield Sports Bar & Grill on Urbanspoon



This week’s search for Nashville’s best cheeseburger takes us back to East Nashville for a review of Edgefield’s Sports Bar and Grill. I have been eating at Edgefield for years .It is home to some members of the Nashville courthouse crowd. One major reason is it is 21 and up so smoke them


Can you consent to a police search of your car or home under Tennessee law.The answer is yes.

Consent is a well recognized exception to the search warrant requirements of both Article I section 7 of the Tennessee Constitution and the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution. The key is a valid consent


Here is a video of an execution of a search warrant.  Most search warrants do not go like this, but I thought it is a great example of a search warrant gone wrong.  Thanks to Simple Justice and Radley Balko for this educational video.