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Government
6:33 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Tennessee Supreme Court Denies Voter ID Challenge

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The Tennessee Supreme Court declined to overturn the state’s voter identification law that the city of Memphis and two voters challenged last year.

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Government
9:41 am
Wed August 22, 2012

Tennessee Justices Let Lethal Injection Ruling Stand

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The Tennessee Supreme Court has decided not to hear an appeal by two death row inmates who claim changes to the state's lethal injection procedure are unconstitutional.  The state's high court declined Monday to hear the case brought by Stephen Michael West and Billy Ray Irick.

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Government
3:40 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

New Ethics Rules Affect TN State Judges

New ethics rules for Tennessee state judges require them to take action if they believe another judge or attorney is working under the influence of drugs or emotional or physical distress. 

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