Thursday, August 09, 2012

August 9, 2012 Knox Judge Baumgartner Fighting Federal Charges

He was given judicial diversion in state court. Click here. Then the feds stepped in.

Now ex-Judge Richard Baumgartner is fighting federal charges and fighting to keep his pension.

During his tenure as a Judge, Baumgartner presided over some of the most high-profile criminal trials in Knox County, including the series of trials for the defendants in the Christian-Newsom rape, torture, and murder trials.

The News-Sentinel has the most recent update and online documents here:

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