Supreme Court Unanimously Overturns ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

The United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion on May 7, 2020, reversing the convictions of two associates of former Governor Chris Christie. The Defendants, Bridgette Kelly and Bill Baroni had previously been convicted of wire fraud and other related charges resulting from their decision to close portions of the George Washington Bridge for […]

IMPORTANT SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING PANDEMIC THREAT©

As it has always been, the safety and security of our clients remains our highest priority. We take great pride in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene. In response to the coronavirus, we have taken additional measures developed in consultation with public health authorities to make our cleaning and hygiene protocols even more […]

Defending a Tennessee DUI Charge in Blount County

Blount County DUI Attorney handling DUI and drunk driving cases in Maryville, Alcoa, Townsend, Friendsville, Greenback, and Walland Tennessee and all of Blount county. Due to the fact driving under the influence in Tennessee is a serious and complicated offense, and the fact that some enhanced charges often arise, such as felony reckless endangerment, vehicular […]

Should I Find an Attorney for a DUI Charge, or Go Alone

  You have been charged with DUI. You had consumed alcohol. You get arrested for it. You ask yourself, Should I hire an attorney to combat or contest the DUI charge? I think I am guilty. I was drinking. I was driving. The officer said I was intoxicated and not safe to drive.” Simply put, […]

You’ve Been Arrested And Charged With Crime. Now What?

Being arrested and charged with a crime is a frightening experience. Try to keep in mind that most of the stress and anxiety you are feeling is due to the fear of the unknown. If you are like the majority of people that have been arrested and charged with a crime you will start searching […]

DUI Ignores Diabetic Patients

DUI Ignores Diabetic Patients When you are held by an officer under suspicion you often believe that the officer holding you on sport has no inherent training or skill which could help them detect the levels of intoxication. This means that they believe what they see disregarding any alternative explanations or understanding of situations. DUI […]

Happy 4th Of July From The Law Office’s Of James A.H. Bell, P.C.

  On Friday, June 7, 1776, in Cartridge Hall in Philadelphia where the Second Continental Congress was in session, a tall slender figure arose to offer a resolution that would set the path of freedom for these United States and also the world for generations to come. His resolution was simple, but yet controversial. Simply […]

The Good Faith Exception to the Warrant Requirement

The Good Faith Exception to the Warrant Requirement On April 4, 2019 a divided Tennessee Supreme Court adopted, as a matter of state law, the good-faith exception to the exclusionary rule set forth by the United States Supreme Court in Herring v. United States and crafted by United States v. Leon.  The Supreme Court determined […]