TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jun 22, 2018
The Tennessee Supreme Court concluded the state’s waiver of sovereign immunity for claims brought against it under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA), a federal law intended to provide job security for veterans, does not apply to cases that arose before July 1, 2014, when the waiver became effective. Read the unanimous opinion in David R. Smith v. The Tennessee National Guard, authored by Justice Cornelia A. Clark, at the TNCourts.gov website.