Pre-Trial Release in Nashville, Part I: How To Get Out Of Jail

Nashville has recently introduced reform to the pre-trial release program, as an overall start to cash bail reform in the city. Find out how the process works, who now qualifies for pre-trial release, and more in our first installment on Nashville’s effort for cash bail reform.

Five Nashville Bail Bondsmen Arrested Friday

Five Nashville Bail Bondsmen, including Michael Story, Donald Dixon (former DCSO), Courtney Poe, Tanya Mayhew Lawrence (former DCSO), & David Fletcher, were all arrested on Friday. This stands out, because David Fletcher was a part of this group, and every bondsman in Nashville just got chills when they read that name. It’s in spite of a long-standing an order from Judge Mark Fishburn, who in 2009, forbid all bail bondsmen from using Fletcher, and threatening sanctions against those who do, as it’s illegal for convicted felons to ‘recover’ wanted felons in Tennessee.…