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Tennessee: Bill Haslam, Ron Ramsey and Beth Harwell announce Judicial Selection Legislation

Former Senior Director

The governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker of the house jointly proposed a constitutional amendment that would establish a merit selection and retention system for the state’s appellate judges. If approved by the legislature, the measure would go on the ballot in 2014. (A merit selection and retention system is currently in place, but it is statutorily based.) Read more here and here