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Oklahoma called off a high-profile double execution with an experimental drug combination Tuesday evening after the first execution was apparently botched and the inmate died of a heart attack about 40 minutes after the drugs were administered, according to local news reports.
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Awwww, I don't much care for the DP but how sad?  I wonder how his DEAD VICTIM felt......I bet he didn't get a second chance to save himself........NWO Is trying to kill of us right now and they're worried about a "botched" DP 
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Strong, amazing, humble survivors on the 1 year anniversary of Boston.
Photographer Robert X. Fogarty's latest project in his "Dear World" message-on-skin portrait series focuses on survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings. In late 2013, Fogarty met Dave Fortier, who sustained injuries while running the marathon. Through Fortier, Fogarty asked several survivors to ...
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Why we run.
Ultra-runners are different from you and me. They run more. But a new study of these racers, who compete in events longer than marathons, joins other recent science in finding that they also tend to be older and have some different health concerns than most of us might expect, suggesting that ...
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My favorite athletes are the ones no one had ever heard of. 
As dawn broke on September 7th, 2014, the weather in Madison, WI was simply perfect. Cool temperatures with the sun brightening a clear blue sky above the still waters of Lake Monona. Surrounded by 2,600 fellow Ironman Wisconsin competitors, I was comfortable with my own thoughts. The last year had been filled with miserable triathlon […]
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Federal prosecutors, when they rise in court, represent the people of the United States. But so do defense lawyers — one at a time. In my view, the Court’s opinion pays insufficient respect to the importance of an independent bar as a check on prosecutorial abuse and government overreaching.

Chief Justice Roberts, dissenting in Kaley v. U.S., 571 U.S. __, 134 S. Ct. 1090, 188 L. Ed. 2d 46 (2014).
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Low-level federal judges raising the bar for digital evidence : http://wapo.st/1l9iiJZ
Some magistrate judges say sweeping requests violate constitutional protections.
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When federal appellate court judge Boyce F. Martin Jr. announced his retirement in July, he was praised as "one of the giants of the Kentucky judiciary." But what was unknown publicly until Friday was that Martin left the bench under a cloud of accusations that he had racked up nearly $140,000 in "questionable travel expenses."
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Occupation
Criminal Defense Attorney and DUI Lawyer
Skills
Federal Court Practice and State Court Practice
Employment
  • Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law
    Founding Partner, present
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Work
Phone
(865) 522-9942
Email
Fax
865-522-9945
Address
422 S. Gay Street, Suite 300 Knoxville, TN 37902
www.tennesseecrimeattorney.com
Story
Tagline
UNCOMPROMISING DEFENSE
Introduction

Robert R. Kurtz, a prominent criminal defense attorney in Knoxville, TN, has been defending clients in both state and federal courts for over 13 years. He first began his career in criminal law after graduating from the University of Tennessee in 2000, and has since started his own private practice. In that time, Mr. Kurtz has handled a variety of increasingly complex misdemeanors and felonies, including multi-defendant drug conspiracy cases and death penalty cases, and has even made time to serve on various boards and panels. In fact, he is a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, a member of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a member of the Knoxville Bar Association. If you are interested in finding out how Mr. Kurtz can assist you, contact his firm today for a free consultation. 

Bragging rights
Robert is an active member of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers having served as co-chair of the Continuing Legal Education committee. Robert is also a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys and the Knoxville Bar Association.
Education
  • University Of Tennessee College Of Law
    J.D., 2000
  • University Of Louisiana At Lafayette
    History/Philosophy, 1995