Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Elect State Appeals Court Judges? One Attorney's Verdict is No

Posted on Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 4:00 AM

When Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper this week opined that July 1 is an absolute drop-dead date for keeping or amending the state's current system of judicial commissions to stock Tennessee's appellate courts, that intensified a debate which has seen calls for direct election of such judges. Memphis lawyer and GOP eminence John Ryder, in a Viewpoint written for the Flyer, opposes this solution, which is backed by several of his party-mates in the legislature. Go here.


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