Tennessee has its first Republican Attorney General in nearly 150 years.
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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is giving the state’s sitting supreme court his vote of confidence. The affirmation comes as the state’s lieutenant governor launches a campaign to unseat the justices appointed by Democrats.
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.
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.
The long court battle over whether Fisk University can sell a stake in a valuable art collection may be coming to an end.
The state’s highest court is allowing Habitat for Humanity move ahead with its newest neighborhood development, despite legal challenges from the neighbors.
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.
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.