TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jun 1, 2012

Lawyers for state legislative hopeful Shelley Breeding say they will let the Tennessee Court of Appeals decide her residency question instead of asking the state Supreme Court to intercede directly. "The Court of Appeals set a timetable that everybody can live with," lawyer Bill Stokes said Thursday. Breeding wants to run as a Democrat in the newly formed 89th House District, which lies entirely in Knox County. A lower court judge ruled that she is legally an Anderson County resident because her house is located in that county though her mailbox and driveway are in Knox County. The News-Sentinel has more