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Tommy Carcetti

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Mon Apr 15, 2024, 12:59 PM Apr 15

Trump supporting attorney appears to have just committed jury tampering on Twitter. [View all]

Last edited Mon Apr 15, 2024, 05:21 PM - Edit history (1)




Travis is an active member of the State Bar of Tennessee:

https://www.tbpr.org/attorneys/024760

Rule 8.4 of the Tennessee Rules of Professional Conduct for lawyers:

Rule 8.4 - MISCONDUCT
It is professional misconduct for a lawyer to:

(a) violate or attempt to violate the Rules of Professional Conduct, knowingly assist or induce another to do so, or do so through the acts of another;
(b) commit a criminal act that reflects adversely on the lawyer's honesty, trustworthiness, or fitness as a lawyer in other respects;
(c) engage in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation;
(d) engage in conduct that is prejudicial to the administration of justice;
(e) state or imply an ability to influence a tribunal or a governmental agency or official on grounds unrelated to the merits of, or the procedures governing, the matter under consideration;
(f) knowingly assist a judge or judicial officer in conduct that is a violation of applicable rules of judicial conduct or other law; or
(g) knowingly fail to comply with a final court order entered in a proceeding in which the lawyer is a party, unless the lawyer is unable to comply with the order or is seeking in good faith to determine the validity, scope, meaning, or application of the law upon which the order is based.


https://casetext.com/rule/tennessee-court-rules/tennessee-rules-of-the-supreme-court/rule-8-rules-of-professional-conduct/chapter-7-information-about-legal-services/rule-84-misconduct#:~:text=%5B1%5D%20Lawyers%20are%20subject%20to,so%20on%20the%20lawyer's%20behalf.

Link to file bar complaint in Tennessee:

https://www.tbpr.org/for-the-public/file-complaint

(Just for clarification's sake, Clay Travis is not an attorney representing Donald Trump in any of his civil or criminal cases. At least not yet. He is, however, a lawyer who is also a staunch supporter of Donald Trump.)
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Unbelievable, but NOT unexpected really. "Only the Best." NoMoreRepugs Apr 15 #1
So what is going to happen, to this Trump supporting attorney ? republianmushroom Apr 15 #2
Given the visibility of his tweet (and his subsequent decision to double down on it)... Tommy Carcetti Apr 15 #5
Tennessee Bar, could be (?), IMO nothing, got it. republianmushroom Apr 15 #8
I'm sorry, what are you getting at? Tommy Carcetti Apr 15 #9
"things don't happen instantaneously, right?", agree and sometimes nothing not at all happens. republianmushroom Apr 15 #10
We had people here at DU jumping up and down insisting Trump would never see the inside of a courtroom... Tommy Carcetti Apr 15 #11
Yes, time will tell. republianmushroom Apr 15 #12
Wait and see? Excellent advice, but... good luck with that. That's not likely to happen * Oopsie Daisy Apr 15 #21
I'll say he'll never see the inside of a PRISON cell oldsoftie Apr 15 #65
Umm Kennah Apr 15 #3
Except Clay's too stupid to even claim "Oops." Tommy Carcetti Apr 15 #7
How could someone go to college for PatSeg Apr 15 #15
He's looking for work. SergeStorms Apr 15 #34
If he was smart, PatSeg Apr 15 #35
In New York its a misdemeanor. onenote Apr 15 #46
Are social media comments jury tampering? WarGamer Apr 15 #4
IMHO, It's directed at potential jurors, not to the general public and should be Wonder Why Apr 15 #14
When Trump is actually smarter PatSeg Apr 15 #18
Vanderbilt School of Law. SergeStorms Apr 15 #36
There are so many of these weird people PatSeg Apr 15 #39
Yes, there are. SergeStorms Apr 15 #45
Ha, ha maybe that is where they learned to grift PatSeg Apr 15 #49
Perfect for him.... SergeStorms Apr 15 #51
Maybe not so great for him either PatSeg Apr 15 #54
He never realized that. SergeStorms Apr 16 #68
I think there was a point early on PatSeg Apr 16 #69
Not Trump's attorney. An attorney who supports Trump. onenote Apr 15 #47
Oh okay PatSeg Apr 15 #50
He is the plaintiff's attorney, publicly encouraging potential jurors to acquit the defendant even hadEnuf Apr 15 #37
Travis isn't TFG's atorney WarGamer Apr 15 #38
Plaintiff's attorney? colorado_ufo Apr 15 #43
Duh, guess I read the article too fast and mixed up the words plaintiff and defendant. hadEnuf Apr 15 #52
He's a right-wing radio hack.... SergeStorms Apr 15 #48
OMG! The tweet speaks for itself. No other comment needed. wnylib Apr 15 #6
Telling people to lie and get on a jury with a predetermined vedict? Maeve Apr 15 #13
Kick. N/T Upthevibe Apr 15 #16
As if the MAGAts wouldn't come up with this without his help. Demobrat Apr 15 #17
If someone is pre-disposed to acquit the defendant, Mr.Bill Apr 15 #22
What problem? Demobrat Apr 15 #26
And...I think the prosecution is probably wise enough to spot questionable jurors b4 they are seated. PortTack Apr 15 #28
Of course they are. Mr.Bill Apr 15 #30
He has a right-wing radio show.... SergeStorms Apr 15 #41
Trump's followers really have made stupidity Blue Idaho Apr 15 #19
yeah, paint by numbers. Think. Again. Apr 15 #59
If Trump still wants to shoot somebody on Firth Avenue, Clay should volunteer struggle4progress Apr 15 #20
Justice takes time. The 24/7, instant messages doesn't fit into actual justice. Traurigkeit Apr 15 #23
Clay Travis...ah yes...Rush Limpballs "replacement" maxrandb Apr 15 #24
I can't believe this is the real person. Any lawyer stupid enough to do this s/b disbarred. Fla Dem Apr 15 #25
Hey...questionable attorney travis, would you be claiming the same if a "supporting" prosecutor said the same? PortTack Apr 15 #27
Maybe. But TN might buy his claim that he has 1A protection re a matter of national news. ancianita Apr 15 #29
He is telling prospective jurors to lie orangecrush Apr 15 #56
They're just New Yorkers, not jurors yet. ancianita Apr 15 #62
Under New York law, the prohibition on jury tampering applies to prospective jurors who've been summoned onenote Apr 16 #67
First freaking day and jury not even seated CanonRay Apr 15 #31
$764324896.99 fine to thar sleezeball lawyer and then jail Him Trueblue1968 Apr 15 #32
NY Penal Law 215.25 -- Jury tampering is a misdemeanor. onenote Apr 15 #61
Wouldn't this need to be a Trump-EMPLOYED Attorney? maxsolomon Apr 15 #33
I hope the prosecutor is all over this. orangecrush Apr 15 #40
This guy Cherokee100 Apr 15 #42
It sure would be nice if somebody would latch Firestorm49 Apr 15 #44
I just hopped over to CNN; they were going on and on about how over 50% of the potential jurors recused themselves robbob Apr 15 #53
Holy moly, idiotic move even for a TSF lawyer! MLAA Apr 15 #55
Clay Travis is an attorney? Man, he's so freaking dumb LymphocyteLover Apr 15 #57
Weren't there trump supporters who were jurors on the E Jean Carroll trial that voted to hold him liable? maryellen99 Apr 15 #58
Hope the Rebl2 Apr 15 #60
It is nearly impossible to fathom... GiqueCee Apr 15 #63
If trump wants that mistrial, he's gonna have to jump over the table and rush the judge. Iggo Apr 15 #64
Is this idiot one of the two assholes that took over for Rush Limbaugh? Ohioboy Apr 16 #66
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