TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Mar 23, 2018
The Tennessee Supreme Court’s Justice Cornelia Clark served as keynote speaker in this year’s wreath-laying ceremony at The Hermitage to celebrate the birthday of Andrew Jackson. Justice Clark gave a short speech highlighting little-known facts about Andrew Jackson’s early days as an attorney, prosecutor, and member of the Tennessee Supreme Court, noting that “Though his later career is what most people remember about him, Jackson’s early years as a Tennessee lawyer and member of the Tennessee Supreme Court are critical to understanding both his own national advancement and the development of our state’s early judiciary.”