TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jun 6, 2018
Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts Director Deborah Tate and Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush recently answered media questions for the National Judicial Opioid Task Force, a nationwide coalition they are leading to fight the opioid epidemic. “The opioid crisis is having an unprecedented impact on the judiciary and judges are very often in a key position to make crucial decisions that can impact families for generations,” Tate said. “Judges are the ‘second responders’ in the crisis and can play a key role in determining whether individuals and communities recover.”