Episode 140: Love It, Hate It | Jarod Calkins and Glen Casada


September 14th, 2022

1 hr 6 mins 35 secs

Season 3

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About this Episode

Tina and Hillary cover former district county judge Jarod Calkins and former Tennessee Speaker of the House Glen Casada.

Tina’s Story
Jarod Calkins earned a seat as Monroe County’s First District Judge in 2014. BUT when he gets caught paying for sex workers, he finds himself on the other side of the bench.

Hillary’s Story
Glen Casada wielded great political power throughout his political career in Tennessee and found himself embroiled in several scandals. BUT when funnels money into a slush fund to line his own pockets, he finally has to face the music.

Tina's Story
Jarod Michael Calkins

Deadline Detroit
Judge Ends Up On Wrong Side Of The Bench, Charged With Paying Hookers

Detroit Free Press
Monroe County judge charged with transporting, paying prostitute

Fox 47 News
Former Monroe County judge to be sentenced in prostitution case

Michigan Live
Michigan judge accused of hiring prostitutes for violent sex

The Monroe News
Calkins sentenced for violent acts related to prostitution--by Caitlin Taylor Boron

Michigan Judge Gets Prison Time In 'Sexual Torture' Case--by Jessica Strachan

Victim Statements - Calkins, Jarod - Sentencing Memorandum With Exhibits

State of Michigan
Calkins Affidavit
Felony Complaint Jarod Michale Calkins

Toledo Blade
Ex-Monroe Co. judge headed to prison after paying women for sex--by Alexandria Mester

Ex-Monroe Co. judge pleads guilty to 4 felony counts

Jarod Culkins--via Ballotpedia
Jarod Culkins at Sentencing--screenshot via Click on Detroit

Hillary's Story
CBS News
Former Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada and top aide arrested, accused of using fictitious person to secretly profit from "fraudulent venture"

The Chattanoogan
Robin Smith To Testify Against Casada; Has Her Sentencing Delayed

Nashville Scene
Glen Casada and Cade Cothren Indicted, Arrested--by Stephen Elliott

News Channel 5 Nashville
Timeline of events leading up to Rep. Glen Casada's arrest--by Phil Williams

The New York Times
Ex-Tennessee Speaker and Aide Charged With Bribery and Conspiracy--by Johnny Diaz

Tennessee Lookout
Glen Casada: The rise and fall of a House Speaker--by SAM STOCKARD

The Tennessean
Former Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada, Cade Cothren plead not guilty to federal corruption charges
Who is Glen Casada? What to know about the indictment of him and Cade Cothren

The US Department of Justice: Middle District of Tennessee
Tennessee State Representative & Former Chief of Staff Indicted In Bribery & Kickback Conspiracy

Glen Casada

Glen Casada--Facebook page photo via Williams Source
Cade Cothern--via Fox 17 News
FBI Agents Search Legislative Offices in Nashville, TN--Stephanie Amador/The Tennessean by AP via Times Free Press

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