A series of pre-trial hearings about evidence could have a major impact on the July murder trial for Nashville Officer Andrew Delke.
Lawyers for Officer Andrew Delke have focused on two issues that are likely to play a central role at trial: whether Delke had the right to shoot and a missing piece of surveillance footage.
Officer Andrew Delke’s defense attorney had urged the court to allow out-of-town jurors to hear his case, arguing media coverage and Black Lives Matter protests had biased potential jurors.
Andrew Delke’s attorney argues it would be too difficult to find 12 local jurors in Nashville without an opinion on the case, especially after Daniel Hambrick’s death became a rallying cry.
Reentering society after a lengthy prison sentence is difficult even in the best of times. But these days, it’s harder than usual. Jobs are scarce, resources are limited, and support systems have been forced apart. Those leaving prison are finding that adjusting back to “normal” life isn’t an option right now.
Nearly 200 people have been freed from Nashville’s jails since the first COVID-19 case was reported in the state last month. The sheriff, public defender and district attorney are racing the clock to get as many people out as they can before COVID-19 starts spreading behind bars. And the virus has forced officials to think […]
A Nashville judge has denied Metro Police Officer Andrew Delke’s request to bring in jurors from another county for his upcoming murder trial.
Listen / The murder case against a Nashville police officer entered the criminal court on Wednesday, and already a legal battle has sprung up between prosecutors and the defense.
Listen / A provocative comment made during the preliminary hearing in the homicide case against Nashville Officer Andrew Delke has prompted a heated exchange between the case’s competing attorneys.