Category: TN Judicial Elections

Supreme vote of confidence, or a game of chance(ry)

One of the most important local elections almost no one ever talks about is the Chancellor post. As an attorney friend (oxymoron? heh!) recently put it, the person who serves as chancellor becomes extremely important to you the instant your

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Nobody wins in criminal court

Not every judicial district in Tennessee has created separate criminal courts, but the 11th, the boundary of which coincides with that of Hamilton County, has three divisions. Given a recent experience as a juror hearing only one of the many

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More news on judicial (s)election

A Knoxville attorney is suing for the right to run for the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, reports Tom Humphrey. Currently appellate judges do not run for office; but the Judicial Nominating Commission, which had handled the pre-selection of judicial

Posted in Election Laws, TN Judicial Elections

Open Circuit Court seat has contenders

J.B. Bennett today announced that he will seek the Division I Circuit Court seat being vacated by Judge Jackie Bolton. Earlier, Catherine Cate White announced her candidacy for the office. Bennett briefly explored running for Congress against U.S. Rep. Chuck

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