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11 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

Amy Reedy opens new chapter

Amy Reedy lost her seat as 10th District Criminal Court Judge In August, but she said that's not going to keep her out of the courtroom, a scene she's been part of for nearly two decades. Reedy has family roots in legal practice, her father being the late Ralph Armstrong, a popular Cleveland attorney and businessman.

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Related Topix: Bradley County, TN, Cleveland, TN, University of Tennessee, US Governors

18 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville attorney named TN attorney general

The state Supreme Court on Monday named Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's top legal adviser, Herbert Slatery, as Tennessee's next attorney general. The announcement comes in the aftermath of a failed conservative campaign to oust three Democratic justices who make up a majority on the five-member court.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Dozens turn out to roast retiring judges

Dozens of family, friends and colleagues gathered at Five Oaks Golf and Country Club on Thursday night to honor criminal court Judge David Durham and general sessions court Judge Robert Hamilton on their retirement. Dozens of family, friends and colleagues gathered at Five Oaks Golf and Country Club on Thursday night to honor criminal court Judge David Durham and general sessions court Judge Robert Hamilton on their retirement.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tennessee Government, Tennessee

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey on Thursday voiced support for Republican state attorney general candidates, while refusing to divulge how much he spent on trying to oust members of the Supreme Court who will decide the next AG. "Do I feel good for the fact that there are at least three good Republicans being considered for this? Absolutely," the Blountville Republican told reporters following a State Building Commission meeting.

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Related Topix: US News, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Nashville, TN

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Chief Justice Lee Investiture To Take Place September 17 In Knoxville

Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Sharon G. Lee will be formally invested into the role of Chief Justice by Gov. Bill Haslam at a ceremony in Knoxville Justice Lee will be the third woman to serve as Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Madisonville, TN

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Nashville Scene

Open Records Counsel To Leave In October

Elisha Hodge, the state's Open Records Counsel and an important resource for citizens and journalists, is leaving her post to work for the Municipal Technical Advisory Service, she told the Tennesse Coalition on Open Government. Her last day will be Oct. 3. The Office of Open Records Counsel was created by former Gov. Phil Bredesen at the request of Tennessee Coalition for Open Government, and then formally established by statute by the Legislature in 2008 to assist citizens and public officials with information about the state's open records and open meetings laws.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, US Governors

Mon Sep 08, 2014

WKRN

Attorney general candidates face lengthy hearing Monday

Eight men who want to be Tennessee's next Attorney General face questions Monday in a lengthy hearing before the five state Supreme Court members who will make the appointment. It comes less than a month after voters overwhelmingly decided to retain three of the justices despite a well-funded campaign led by Lt.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Bill Haslam

Thu Sep 04, 2014

WKRN

House Dems: Escape from Woodland Hills direct result of shrinking state government

Tennessee House Democrat leaders say this week's violence and escapes at Nashville's Woodland Hills facility for juvenile offenders is a direct result of budget cuts and a shrinking state government, but the Haslam administration says its numbers for the department overseeing the facility are different. House Democrat leader Craig Fitzhugh pointed to a 40 percent budget reduction for the Department of Children Services since Republican Governor Bill Haslam took office.

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Related Topix: US News, Stephanie Tubbs Jones, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Walter Jones, Republican

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Lawyer Barrett remembered as voice for underdogs

Celebrating the life of a man who worked well into his 80s to give voice to the voiceless , civil rights attorney George Barrett's family, friends and admirers filled Cathedral of the Incarnation on Saturday for a tearful but often joyful funeral.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Nashville, TN

USA Today

Lawyer Barrett remembered as voice for underdogs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Celebrating the life of a man who worked well into his 80s to give voice to the voiceless, civil rights attorney George Barrett's family, friends and admirers filled Cathedral of the Lawyer Barrett remembered as voice for underdogs NASHVILLE, Tenn.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Haslam Adviser Slatery Applies For Tennessee AG

Herbert Slatery has served as Haslam's legal counsel for the duration of the governor's first term in office.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Maryville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Obama nominates 2 Tennesseans to TVA board WASHINGTON a " President...

Virginia Lodge, who served as commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Human Services from 2003 to 2011, and Ronald Walter, the president and general manager of Memphis television station WREG, were given the nod Thursday to serve on the utility's nine-member board.

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