TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Nov 6, 2015

An article in The Tennessean highlights a lack of diversity in the applicant pool for the vacant Tennessee Supreme Court seat. More than three quarters of Tennessee's appeals court judges are white men. "We live in a culturally and racially diverse country and community and state, and therefore our courts ought to reflect that diversity,” said George Brown, one of only two black judges who have served on the Tennessee Supreme Court.