Committee to Examine Ethics Complaint and Judicial Board

A specially appointed “Ad Hoc Committee on Judicial Accountability” of the Tennessee Senate is scheduled to meet Tuesday. While the notice fails to indicate the purpose of the meeting, it appears to be a legislative effort to investigate Sen. Mike Bell’s ethics complaint against Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Gary Wade and/or to examine the legality of the composition of the state’s Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission, Gavel to Gavel reports