Sunday, 1 May 2011
Click on the illustration for Managing Editor Sharon Rondeau’s full Post & Email report
“At issue is whether or not Blackwood was compromised for in the past having appointed a foreman to the grand jury in Roane County, where Blackwood had presided prior to his formal retirement in 2004. There is no provision in Tennessee state law for a judge to make such an appointment, although the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts has admitted that it is done routinely throughout the state, citing the Rules of Criminal Procedure as justification.”
Q. What are your impressions of how the legal profession has changed in Fayette County during your lifetime (since you were born and raised there)?
“The legal profession in Fayette County is much more hectic and fast-paced than when I started. The business side of the legal profession plays a more prominent role today.” (link)
Tuesday, 19 April 2011
WILL PEOPLE REMAIN PASSIVE AND “SCARED,” OR WILL THEY SEIZE THE DAY?
If We the People do not have the benefit of an objective grand jury, the rights guaranteed to us by the Fifth Amendment have been taken away.
A William Davis collage