A full psychological assessment with intelligence testing is preferred. Mark Norris was nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as a judge in the Western District of Tennessee.The governor said the plan focuses on three broad issues: funding, cutting regulation and education — "digital literacy." With lawmakers set to return to Nashville on Tuesday to officially convene the 110th General Assembly, the session is expected to cover a multitude of issues ranging from a potential gas tax increase to how to spend the state's budget surplus. Jack Johnson and House Majority Leader Glen Casada, both of Franklin, have sponsored legislation that will likely cross the legislative finish line next week, which would create a status offense for minors who send or keep explicit images on their phones.Two Williamson County Republicans have led the effort on behalf of state prosecutors and juvenile court judges to make it against state law for minors to send or keep sexually explicit messages on smartphones, a legislative effort that soon is expected to go to Gov. The final full Senate vote was delayed Wednesday over some language differences between the Senate version and House version, which cleared the lower chamber unanimously on Monday. Children under age 18 would not be subject to the new law if they did not solicit the image, deleted it or if they reported it to their parents or guardians.Timed with back-to-school season, Spark and the Sext Message that Nearly Destroys Her is available now for free distribution to schools throughout Middle Tennessee and can also be read and reprinted at Who You Want2Be.org/comic.
What prosecutors and judges want, Johnson said, is to be able to punish those teens for sending those photos "so they don't have to charge them with a felony and ruin their life."Johnson said there have been a growing number of cases where young people have shared images containing nudity or other sexually explicit material with others and then is shared again and again. The state law defines it as an "unruly act," similar to truancy, Johnson said.Advanced students with prior experience conducting psychotherapy and administering psychological, intellectual, and academic testing are usually selected.Students in a Clinical Psychology doctoral program are best suited for this externship.Monday attendance is mandatory in order to be available for the Team Meeting and group supervision which occurs between noon and PM on Mondays.