TBASCUS

TBASCUS (Tennessee Bar Association Seasoned Counselors Up to Something) offers programs and services to lawyers in the prime of their career. All Tennessee Bar Association members age 50 and up are included as members of TBASCUS.

Chair
Retired
11 Burton Hills Blvd. S256
Nashville, TN 37215
(615)260-6727
Immediate Past Chair
McMurray Law Office, PLLC
P. O. Box 610
Cleveland, TN 37364-0610
(423)479-7171
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Sandra Day O'Connor Officially Retired from Public Life

Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, has stepped back from public life, The Associated Press reports in this in-depth story. For more than a decade after leaving the court in 2006, O’Connor kept up an active schedule: serving as a visiting federal appeals court judge, speaking on issues she cared about and founding her own education organization. But the 88-year-old, for more than two decades often the deciding vote in important cases, is now fully retired. This summer, she turned her office over to recently retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. Her son Jay O’Connor attributed the move to health concerns.

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Law School Scholarship Created to Honor Chief Justice Anderson

The Tennessee Judicial Conference Foundation (TJCF) has created a legacy scholarship to honor the life of former Chief Justice Riley Anderson and his contributions to the legal profession. Anderson died earlier this month. Created by the Judicial Conference in 1996, the Foundation awards 22 need-based scholarships annually to students at Tennessee’s colleges of law. Gifts in memory of Justice Anderson can be made to the TJCF, Attn: Suzanne Keith, Treasurer, 629 Woodland Street, Nashville, TN 37206. The TJCF earlier honored Chief Justice Frank Drowota, who died in April. The group had created a scholarship at Vanderbilt Law School in Drowota's name.

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