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Tennessee gym teacher accused of rape


Memphis residents who have been accused of a sex crime such as rape know how serious the charge can be. The mere accusation of such an offense can ruin a person's professional reputation and follow them around forever. Rape is a serious matter, and the public doesn't tolerate anyone who has engaged in such behavior.

How does the jury system in Tennessee work?

The right to a jury trial and a speedy trial are guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. In Tennessee, an individual has the right to a trial by jury if he or she is charged with a crime. Generally, a jury is made up of 12 citizens. The selection pool for the 12 members of the jury is usually a public record repository, such as the voter registration database.

What can happen after a parole violation?


Memphis residents who have been convicted of a crime and spent time in prison may be released from prison on parole. Being released on parole means that the person needs to follow certain guidelines or they can face serious penalties. If a person is found guilty of a parole violation there are some things that can happen next.

How is a probation violation different from other crimes?


Many Memphis residents have made a serious mistake sometime in their lives. These mistakes may have cost them their jobs, cost them their family and forced them to spend time in prison. Many people are released from jail or prison on probation, meaning that there are certain circumstances surrounding their release that cannot be violated. A probation violation can lead to serious consequences, including an additional prison sentence.

Can a Tennessee criminal record affect citizenship?


Though Federal Immigration Law is different from Tennessee criminal courts, having a criminal record may have a negative impact on a non-U.S. citizen's immigration status. The intersection of criminal law and immigration law is an emerging issue. Currently, if an immigrant has been convicted for crime or plead guilty, under Federal immigration law they may potentially face deportation, denial of citizenship and excluded from entering the U.S. altogether.

Woman faces assault charges after Memphis shooting


Memphis residents are subjected to media reports of violence every day on the TV. The media constantly runs reports of violence, assaults, shooting and other crimes in Memphis. Those who are accused of these violent crimes can face a public backlash, ruined reputation, and a long prison sentence. Still, like most things in life there are two sides to every story.

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