The Tennessee Supreme Court is the state supreme court of the state of Tennessee. ] is the current Chief Justice. He was sworn in in September 2012.
Unlike other states, in which the state attorney general is directly elected or appointed by the governor or state legislature, the Tennessee Supreme Court appoints the Tennessee Attorney General.
Other articles related to "courts, tennessee, court, tennessee supreme court":
... eventually granted class-action status in two courts in two different states ... Class-action status was granted by Judge Neil Thomas in Hamilton County Tennessee Circuit Court ... Judge Harold Murphy in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia also granted class-action status after the filing of the plaintiff's master complaint ...
... Grafton Green (August 12, 1872 - January 27, 1947) was an American jurist who served on the Tennessee Supreme Court from 1910 to 1947, including more than 23 ... Grafton Green was born in Lebanon, Tennessee, the son of Nathan Green, Jr ... had been a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court for 20 years ...
... As of 2010, the justices of the Tennessee Supreme Court were Name Born Birthplace Appointed By Beginning of Active Service Gary R ... Wade May 31, 1948 Knox County, Tennessee Phil Bredesen May 30, 2006 Cornelia A ... Clark September 15, 1950 Franklin, Tennessee Phil Bredesen September 19, 2005 Sharon Gail Lee December 8, 1953 Knoxville, Tennessee Phil Bredesen September 29, 2009 Janice M ...
... In May 2000, Hes petition Juvenile Court for custody of Anna Mae ... In April 2001, Hes petition Juvenile Court for custody of Anna Mae ... In June 2001, Bakers petition Chancery Court to adopt Anna Mae citing abandonment and lack of financial support from Hes ...
Famous quotes containing the words supreme court, court and/or supreme:
“... the outcome of the Clarence Thomas hearings and his subsequent appointment to the Supreme Court shows how misguided, narrow notions of racial solidarity that suppress dissent and critique can lead black folks to support individuals who will not protect their rights.”
—bell hooks (b. c. 1955)
“To rear a tiger is to court calamity.”
“Few and signally blessed are those whom Jupiter has destined to be cabbage-planters. For theyve always one foot on the ground and the other not far from it. Anyone is welcome to argue about felicity and supreme happiness. But the man who plants cabbages I now positively declare to be the happiest of mortals.”
—François Rabelais (c. 14941553)