TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Oct 7, 2014

Special Judge Donald Ash said he will deliver his ruling in a few weeks on a lawsuit brought by former Monroe County Sheriff Bill Bivens that alleges current Sheriff Randy White was elected illegally in the Aug. 7 election. White defeated Bivens by about 700 votes. The ruling may come down to Judge Ash’ interpretation of a 2011 amendment to state law that requires candidates for sheriff to have three years of full-time law enforcement experience in the past 10 years. Knoxnews has more.