Brian Kelsey seeks to withdraw guilty pleas in campaign fraud case

By , Daily Memphian Published: March 17, 2023 5:30 PM CT

Lawyers for former state Sen. Brian Kelsey — who chaired the Senate Judiciary Committee — argued he pleaded guilty in November in part because of his “inexperience with the criminal justice system.”


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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