Hawkins County lawyer mired in sex scandal

Aug 10, 2012 Full story: Knoxville News Sentinel 29

Fired from his job as a Hawkins County prosecutor and indicted on charges he swapped sex for plea deals, Doug Godbee is once again mired in a sex scandal - this time for allegedly procuring sexual favors from clients as trade for legal work, documents show.

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Curious

Knoxville, TN

#21 Aug 15, 2012
You'd have to get specifics of the most recent jury trials from the clerks office. The only jury I sat on was the Ronald Brewer trial in Feb. 2010.
male sexist pig

United States

#22 Aug 15, 2012
These women could accept or reject the offer. Judges should always be men because this gives the weaker sex the ability to make a deal with a judge that a man couldn't. It is simple the judge says "put out or I'll put you away" this system has worked for thousands of years. If it ain't broke don't fix it.
BIG DOG

Johnson City, TN

#23 Aug 15, 2012
nightshift wrote:
Rumor has it Doug kept a black book with all his affairs in it women, men and just so happen I had a close friend who lived in same complex as dougie He threw out his black book with all the names of men ,women he was having one of the bi polar min. he called 911 for help thought it had been stole when police came they search high and low only the officer who found it was COOKIE,he kept it so tht way he would never run out of ho's to call if so he liked the men as well.SO no COOK had to steal all his women from Doug and wont return his black book.He don't have to drive tht city cruiser everywhere to find them only up to the justices center on court day and escort them to the park.
lmao
grand jury foreman

Sevierville, TN

#24 Aug 17, 2012
Curious wrote:
<quoted text>Grand jury meets every two months and jury trials take place two or three times a year.
Ah yes, wonder about the integrity of the grand jury foreman? Is he or she swayed by the prosecutors? If this is so, then this foreman may knowingly and convincingly in a conniving short of way manipulate the members of the grand jury. Wonder just how long too, that foreman has served?
Seems that most TN communities and their problems stem from the fact that their court systems have been highjacked by the judiciary.
Godbee should be prosecuted by the district attorney. Not just be fired. Justice should not be selective simply because he was a former ADA.
People need to ask questions and quit trusting their authorities to take care of them in a blind and foolish way. They need to be held accountable by the people.
Say what

Nashville, TN

#25 Aug 17, 2012
grand jury foreman wrote:
<quoted text>
Ah yes, wonder about the integrity of the grand jury foreman? Is he or she swayed by the prosecutors? If this is so, then this foreman may knowingly and convincingly in a conniving short of way manipulate the members of the grand jury. Wonder just how long too, that foreman has served?
Seems that most TN communities and their problems stem from the fact that their court systems have been highjacked by the judiciary.
Godbee should be prosecuted by the district attorney. Not just be fired. Justice should not be selective simply because he was a former ADA.
People need to ask questions and quit trusting their authorities to take care of them in a blind and foolish way. They need to be held accountable by the people.
I take it you're so stupid you don't even know an out of judicial district judge and an out of judicial district DA are handling the Godbee case? Good lord, try reading a newspaper for once in you pathetic life, idiot.
Visitor

Sevierville, TN

#27 Aug 19, 2012
We visitors, sometimes, speak from a 'general' sort of view without knowing your local politics, but, we do understand that situations get in such a pit of a hole where the local big-dogs are forced to recuse, judges and prosecutors alike, and some outside civil force is forced to come in to strike a balance. Yes, the situation there is about as bad as some other adjoining counties, but for the time being you're getting the sunlight focused on you and we are looking on from a distance. How about saving up your newspapers and shipping them over to Sevier County, we'd like to see a 'real' newspaper for a change, compared to the rage that Stan Voit puts out here.
to sour puss

Sevierville, TN

#28 Aug 20, 2012
Say what wrote:
<quoted text>I take it you're so stupid you don't even know an out of judicial district judge and an out of judicial district DA are handling the Godbee case? Good lord, try reading a newspaper for once in you pathetic life, idiot.
Whoa Hoss, are you normally this testy or are you just plain defensive? Are you related to Godbee? Or ignorant in general? Sure seems you get upset easily. I really could give a hoot less who is handling the Godbee case. You are obviously missing the bigger picture, which makes you a fool.
You would not need a district judge from out of the area nor an out of region DA if all authorities in Hawkins county were on the up and up.
Believe everything you read do you? Ever hear of yellow journalism?
Anonymous

United States

#29 Sep 11, 2012
Ra dy delph dates girls ,lots more than Doug. Comes a Ross as such nice gentleman and I k now of one he's stalked so and threatening to her so much so that she's scared that police would not believe her. He blackmail s her too. He's a sad excuse for a parametic. He was also rude to my aunt when picked up. Rcity authorities should do something about him. He's not as he appears.
duh

Johnson City, TN

#30 Sep 12, 2012
journalist8 wrote:
Ra dy delph dates girls ,lots more than Doug. Comes a Ross as such nice gentleman and I k now of one he's stalked so and threatening to her so much so that she's scared that police would not believe her. He blackmail s her too. He's a sad excuse for a parametic. He was also rude to my aunt when picked up. Rcity authorities should do something about him. He's not as he appears.

I think you have a few keys loose and maybe a few screws too.

He steal your little dog too?

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