Selection

The state’s Special Supreme Court may eventually get around to hearing a case challenging the state’s method of selecting judges. But the panel itself has to get sorted out first.

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Republicans cleaned a lot of bills off their plate in their first year controlling the General Assembly and the governor’s office, but they built up a pile of bills they were saving for later. Lawmakers say they plan to get down to business right away after returning to Nashville Jan. 10 in hopes of adjourning […]

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The seeming constitutional disconnect between direct judicial elections and so-called “merit selection” by the state’s legal and political establishment is an issue that continues to garner debate.

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