TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Brittany Sims on May 15, 2015

Davidson County Judge Melissa Blackburn commends the state legislature and Gov. Bill Haslam for supporting expansion of veterans courts in an opinion piece published in the Tennessean. The General Sessions judge said the Veterans Court system provides a strong interdisciplinary team to work with each veteran, not only on the criminal case, but also on underlying causes. Sen. Mark Green, R-Clarksville, and Rep. Dawn White, R-Murfreesboro, sponsored the act, a first-in-the-nation initiative.