Public Education Committee

The focus of the Public Education Committee is to develop an array of educational outreach programs for students and adults designed to improve public awareness of the law and our legal system and enhance the public perception of the profession.

Chair
City of Franklin, Law Department
109 3rd Avenue South
Franklin, TN 37065
(615)550-6652
Immediate Past Chair
Immediate Past Chair
Eldridge & Blakney PC
PO Box 398
Knoxville, TN 37901
(865)544-2010

Today is 200th Anniversary of Battle of New Orleans

Today is the 200th anniversary of one of the most important days in Tennessee history: the day an army led by Andrew Jackson defeated the British at the Battle of New Orleans. Though the battle did not affect the outcome of the War of 1812, it made Jackson a national hero and perhaps led to his presidency a few years later. It also gave Tennesseans a reputation for toughness. Nashville Public Radio looks at the battle and how it shaped Jackson’s future and changed the nature of presidential campaigns.

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Students See Supreme Court in Action

The Tennessee Supreme Court was in Greeneville yesterday for a SCALES (Supreme Court Advancing Legal Education for Students) program with high school students from 11 schools. The justices presented one criminal and one civil case. See photos from the event.

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