TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Apr 23, 2014

The Tennessee Special Supreme Court has issued an order denying John Jay Hooker’s petition to rehear the case in which he challenged the constitutionality of the state’s judicial selection process. Hooker filed the petition with the Court March 27, seeking a rehearing on the issue of the constitutionality of the Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) under the Tennessee Plan, on the issue of the constitutionality of statewide voting for the judges of the intermediate appellate courts, and on the issue of the competence of the Court of Appeals to have ruled in this case. The Administrative Office of the Courts has more.