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Tennessee high court pick goes to state AG's office attorney

Jan. 12, 2022 15:31 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Wednesday picked a high-level lawyer in the attorney general's office for a vacancy on the state Supreme Court, signaling a likely shift further right for the court. The Republican governor selected Tennessee Associate Solicitor...

Tennessee panel names 3 finalists for state high court seat

Dec. 09, 2021 18:50 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee panel picked three finalists Thursday for a state Supreme Court opening: two intermediate appeals court judges and a high-level lawyer in the attorney general's office. The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments voted to send Republican...