TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Dec 7, 2015

The Commercial Appeal agrees with Memphis City Court Clerk Thomas Long: clerks positions in Shelby County should be appointed rather than elected. The editorial states that party affiliation is not an indicator of whether or not someone is qualified for the job. Long, whose current term ends Dec. 31, recommended an appointment system last Tuesday at the Memphis City Council meeting.