Post Tagged with: "Tennessee Supreme Court"

Voter-ID Appeal Sharply Questioned by Judges

Voter-ID Appeal Sharply Questioned by Judges

by / on October 18, 2012

A legal challenge to Tennessee’s voter-ID requirement went before a state appeals court yesterday. Early voting just got underway in the first presidential election since the law passed.

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State Supreme Court Deems Lying About Paternity “Intentional Misrepresentation”

by / on October 1, 2012

Tennessee’s highest court today ruled a man who’d been misled to believe he was a father is due more than 25-thousand dollars from his ex-wife.

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Supreme Court Denies Attorney General’s Motion to Appeal Fisk Art Deal

by / on April 23, 2012

The long court battle over whether Fisk University can sell a stake in a valuable art collection may be coming to an end.

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Supreme Court Denies Appeal in Lawsuit Against Habitat

by / on December 15, 2010

The state’s highest court is allowing Habitat for Humanity move ahead with its newest neighborhood development, despite legal challenges from the neighbors.

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State Supreme Court Puts Four Executions on Hold

by / on November 29, 2010

Executions are on hold in Tennessee after the state Supreme Court issued stays in four cases Monday. Inmate Stephen Michael West was scheduled to die Tuesday, but his attorneys will now be able to test in court new execution procedures meant to make sure the condemned is unconscious before injecting the fatal drugs.

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Move To Elect State Attorney General Hits Snag In Senate

by / on April 19, 2010

A proposed amendment to the state constitution stumbled in the Tennessee Senate Monday night as several lawyers said they didn’t like the idea of an elected attorney general.

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