Expect greater enforcement of federal marijuana laws
The U.S. Department of Justice under Jeff Sessions will do more to enforce federal marijuana laws, according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer. How will this affect people in Tennessee? While possession of marijuana is not legal anywhere in Tennessee, visitors to federal parks and buildings may expect more aggressive enforcement of existing laws.
Post-Trial Request for DNA Testing Must Meet Statutory Criteria
DNA evidence can be critical evidence in a criminal case. In recent decades, advances in biomedical technology has led to the capability to ascertain information from biological evidence which could not be ascertained before. So, when collected and preserved, Tennessee law allows for post-trial testing of available DNA evidence if the results could have been helpful