Shelby County- Criminal Court 6 judge denies defendant ability to plead guilty as charged in the indictment. Defendant cannot plead guilty and throw himself on the court for sentencing. Defendant cannot admit his wrongdoing and be sentenced as charged. Criminal Court Judge states no reasons, but sides with the State. More to come.
My law partner and mentor in the early nineties, Wayne was a tremendous man, not only in stature. We practiced criminal law all over the Mid-South and brought justice to small and large communities alike, never taking the convenient way out. I still practice all over to this day. Wayne was an excellent jurist and […]
Preliminary hearing had yesterday in case of 3 men charged with shooting up a house and one man in the leg during BBQ “festivities” after an argument earlier in the day. General Sessions Criminal 13 judge finds probable cause, as charged, for six counts of Criminal Attempt 1st degree Murder and six counts of Employing […]
The new judges started today at 242. Bill Anderson, white male, a longtime criminal defense lawyer took over for Ann Pugh in General Sessions Criminal 7. Bobby Carter , white male, a longtime state prosecutor takes over for John Colton in Criminal Court 3. Bobby was most recently affiliated with the Memphis Sexual Assault Resource […]
Off to prison to prepare a client for his parole hearing. An executive with no record who lost his mind when his family home was being foreclosed on and carjacked a woman at Starbucks and then took a fake bomb into a bank. Problem – he was never properly diagnosed as bi-polar until he reached […]