Post Tagged with: "Tennessee Supreme Court"

Herbert Slatery was named Attorney General by the Tennessee Supreme Court September 15, after public interviews. Slatery was previously an attorney in Knoxville before working for the Haslam Administration. Credit: TN Photo Services

Tennessee’s New Attorney General Sworn In With A Surprisingly Emotional Ceremony

October 1, 2014 at 3:50 pm

Tennessee has its first Republican Attorney General in nearly 150 years.

In February, Gov. Bill Haslam addressed the Tennessee Supreme Court in the old chambers within the state capitol. Credit: TN Photo Services via Flickr

Haslam Washes Hands Of Effort To Unseat Democrats From Tennessee High Court

May 7, 2014 at 4:42 pm

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.

Voter-ID Appeal Sharply Questioned by Judges

Voter-ID Appeal Sharply Questioned by Judges

October 18, 2012 at 6:33 pm

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.

State Supreme Court Deems Lying About Paternity “Intentional Misrepresentation”

October 1, 2012 at 6:13 pm

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.

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

April 23, 2012 at 4:29 pm

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

Supreme Court Denies Appeal in Lawsuit Against Habitat

December 15, 2010 at 12:42 pm

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

State Supreme Court Puts Four Executions on Hold

November 29, 2010 at 6:10 pm

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.

Move To Elect State Attorney General Hits Snag In Senate

April 19, 2010 at 11:06 pm

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.