TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jun 26, 2014

Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Gary Wade sat down last week with mayors, judges, a police union representative and lawyers in Chattanooga to broaden support for his and his fellow justices’ retention in the Aug. 7 election. Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey has pushed to oust Wade and fellow justices Connie Clark and Sharon Lee. Speaking with local media at the Davis and Hoss Law Firm late Friday afternoon, Wade said he’d never endorsed another justice and that the criticisms fall short, as he is allowed to “uphold the integrity” of the court by speaking favorably of judges whose work he reviews. The Columbia Daily Herald has more.