Saturday, October 30, 2021

Legislature takes discretion from district attorneys general

From Tennesee Lookout - The House and Senate both voted Friday for legislation enabling the state attorney general to request courts appoint district attorney pro tems for any district attorney general who makes a blanket statement against prosecuting certain classes of illegal activity. The apparent target? Nashville DA Glenn Funk, who has irked Republican legislators by saying he won't prosecute offenses including small amounts of marijuana possession or anti-LGBTQ bathroom laws. Read more.

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