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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jul 10, 2014

The Davidson County Grand Jury noted in its final report issued last week that it was concerned about whether the Aug. 7 appellate court retention election is valid based on findings that the Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission (JPEC) was not properly seated. The group's term expired before members could make a full inquiry, but they recommended that the new grand jury, which was empanelled Monday, review the legality of JPEC's recommendations and the upcoming judicial elections. The Tennessean has more