Tennessee Supreme Court Set To Review Applicants For New Attorney General

With Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery III’s Eight-Year Term Set To Expire Soon, He Recently Notified The State’s Supreme Court That He Will Not Be Seeking An Additional Term.
Tennessee’s Supreme Court Is Responsible For Appointing The Volunteer State’s Chief Legal Officer And They Are Set To Review Applications From Six Applicants This Week.

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Less Than A Quarter Of Registered Voters Will Likely Decide Races In Today’s Election

According To The Secretary Of State’s Website, Just 11% Of Registered Tennessee Voters Have Voted Early Or Absentee So Far In Today’s Election; 132,720 Fewer Voters Than This Time Two Years Ago. Out Of The 4,210,456 Registered Voters In The State Only 477,873 Have Already Voted.

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Tennesseans’ Right To Vote For Supreme Court Justices Was Bargained Away

In 2014, A Change Was Made To The Tennessee Constitutional At The Behest Of The Tennessee Judiciary Which Removed This Language, “The Judges Of The Supreme Court Shall Be Elected By The Qualified Voters Of The State.” Our State Constitution Was Rewritten To Say, “Judges Of The Supreme Court Or Any Intermediate Appellate Court Shall Be Appointed … By And At The Direction Of The Governor.” Proponents Of The Change, Like Democrat Phil Bredesen Said, “Contested Elections For The Judiciary Would Allow Special And Financial Interests To Become Involved.”

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The Center Square Again Files First Amendment Motion To Open Tennessee Judicial Decision-Making Meetings

The Center Square Has Filed A Second Motion For A Preliminary Injunction To Open The Meetings Of The State’s Bench-Bar Advisory Commission, The Second Such First Amendment Motion In A Case Filed By The Nonprofit’s Executive Editor.

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Tennessee Supreme Court Rolls Out New Justice Bus

The Tennessee State Supreme Court Unveiled Their New Justice Bus On Monday. The New Program Was Created To Provide Legal Assistance To Underserved Communities Across The State.

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“Improved” Test Scores, Getting Abortions Out Of State, Shuttering Transparency, RINO Career Choices, Nashville Denied And More! – The TennCon Big 7!

1) Tennessee Governor, Lawmakers Celebrate “Improved” Test Scores – Almost Two Thirds Of Students Below Grade Level
2) T-Mobile Promises To Pay Travel And Lodging Expenses Of Tennessee Employees Getting Abortions Out Of State
3) Federal Judge Rules To Keep Tennessee Judicial Conference Meetings Closed
4) Tennessee Republican Representative Resigns To Become Lobbyist
5) Tennessee Supreme Court Overrules Lower court, Boots Starbuck From Ballot
6) Tennessee Supreme Court Denies Nashville’s Request To Reconsider School Voucher Program
7) Lawmakers Create Bureaucracy To Oversee Immigrant Child Care

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Tennessee Supreme Court Denies Nashville’s Request To Reconsider School Voucher Program

Tennessee’s Supreme Court Will Not Reconsider Its Prior Ruling On An Educational Savings Plan In Nashville And Memphis.

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Tennessee Supreme Court Overrules Lower court, Boots Starbuck From Ballot

Robby Starbuck Is Off The Ballot For Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District Again. The Tennessee Supreme Court Ruled That Davidson County Chancery Court Erred In Its Ruling On An Emergency Injunction Because The State’s Open Meetings Law Does Not Apply To The Tennessee Republican Party.

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