A battle is being fought in the Vanderbilt football players rape trial. However , the battle is not between the accused verses the government. It is The Tennessean verses Metro Police. The Tennessean issued a request pursuant to the Tennessee Open Records Act . Metro Police issued a denial of the records request based upon
A Fair Trial and an Independent Judges
By Rob McKinney on
Posted in Evidence and Procedure
Two stories from the news bears commenting on today.One of the guiding principles of our court system is a fair trial , an unbiased judge , and a right to appeal. Those principles were addressed in two separate reports today.
First , a Nashville Circuit Court Judge has ruled in favor of a defendant in…