Watch What You Say, DA: Tennessee Appeals Court Rules Prosecutors Can Be Sued for Defamation

By |Dec 12, 2019|Comprehensive Counsel|0 Comments

In the first ruling of its kind, the Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled that prosecutors do not have immunity from these types of cases, and that they can be sued for defamation. Knox News reports that “although state policymakers — including the governor and government agency chiefs – enjoy ‘absolute’ immunity from defamation lawsuits [...]