Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

2023 Session of the 113th General Assembly

Series: Tennessee 28th District Update | Story 122

The 113th General Assembly has adjourned for 2023, and it was a very successful year. We have taken measures for Tennessee to be a better place to live, work and to raise a family.

Enhancing the appeals process for capital offenses - When defendants are convicted of a capital offense, they are awarded a request for collateral review, which is a judicial re-examination of evidence that is handled by the original trial court. These requests are the defendants’ right, but they often come late into the appeals process and can be cumbersome and disjointed, causing problems for the attorneys general...


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