Judicial Nominating Commission http://wkms.org en Panel Opens Applications for Tennessee Judicial Vacancies http://wkms.org/post/panel-opens-applications-tennessee-judicial-vacancies <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The application process for upcoming judicial vacancies in Tennessee is open after </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Bill </span>Haslam<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> created a new panel to vet applications.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Janice Holder and Appeals Judge David Farmer are not seeking another term in 2014.</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:23:22 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 35891 at http://wkms.org Panel Opens Applications for Tennessee Judicial Vacancies Tennessee Governor Sets Up Judicial Nominating Panel http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-governor-sets-judicial-nominating-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tennessee </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Bill </span>Haslam<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> issued an executive order creating a judicial nominating panel to fill vacancies left after fellow Republican legislators let the Judicial Nominating Commission expire in June.</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 12:28:52 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 35835 at http://wkms.org Tennessee Governor Sets Up Judicial Nominating Panel Judicial Nominating Commission Meets Next Week http://wkms.org/post/judicial-nominating-commission-meets-next-week <p>The Judicial Nominating Commission that could recommend the Commonwealth’s Republican Senate President David Williams for a southern Kentucky circuit judgeship is set to meet next week in Burkesville. Williams says he’s interested in the position. The appointment will ultimately fall to Democratic Governor Steve Beshear who says being a lawyer, Williams is qualified to be a circuit judge. Beshear has appointed his Republican foes to high-paying jobs to pull them out of the Senate in the past. The Judicial Nominating Commission meeting is set for Oct. 25.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 13:12:32 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 23394 at http://wkms.org Judicial Nominating Commission Meets Next Week