TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 26, 2019
Tennessee Judge Duane Slone is the 2019 recipient of the National Center for State Courts’ (NCSC) William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence, one of the highest judicial honors in the country. Slone, of the Circuit Court in the Fourth Judicial District, is being recognized for his ground-breaking work helping people with opioid use disorder. The award will be presented to Slone by the U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts during a ceremony at the U.S. Supreme Court Nov. 21. He is the first Tennessee judge to win the prestigious award.