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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Feb 19, 2013

Existing Tennessee law requires judges of all the state’s court to be attorneys, but legislation proposed by Rep. Barbara Ward Cooper, D-Memphis, and Sen. Ophelia Ford, D-Memphis, would change that. The bill would repeal the requirement and allow for non-attorney judges, Gavel to Gavel reports.