TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Jarod Word on Aug 30, 2018

Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Sharon Lee delivered a rebuke to the court’s recent ruling denying a request by some death row inmates to slow down the appellate schedule, which comes as several death row inmates seek to stop or change their execution method, The Tennessean reports. Lee has been an outspoken critic of the expedited court schedule, recently saying "the Court unwisely put this appeal on a 'rocket docket.' Now, it is “Houston, we have a problem'.”