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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Apr 8, 2013

Tennessee is the only U.S. state that currently provides for its attorney general to be appointed by the state’s supreme court, a practice the state has had in place since its 1870 constitution was adopted. The provision has been the source of legislative interest during the last two decades, according to Gavel to Gavel, which analyzed the results of various provisions since 1997.