Tennessee Bar Journal Editorial Board

The Tennessee Bar Journal editorial board reviews submissions and helps shape the editorial policy of the monthly magazine.

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Solicitor General, Office of the...
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Nashville, TN 37202-0207
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Sports Gambling Act, Insanity Defense Top July TBJ

Starting this month you can place legal bets in Tennessee, thanks to the new Sports Gaming Act. Read about its ramifications in an article by Alexander J. Hall in this new issue of the Tennessee Bar Journal. Also, those questions you must have about what goes into an insanity defense will be answered in this fascinating guide by Jason R. Smith. Newly installed TBA President Sarah Y. Sheppeard outlines many of the association's terrific benefits, including a sneak peek at its revamped website, out later this summer. In "Spark!" this month, read about the growing number of women in leadership positions in Tennessee's legal community — including the top spots of our own TBA. Read the July issue.

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June TBJ: Murder, Divorce and Fiction (Not All in the Same Story)

In the June Tennessee Bar Journal, you’ll read about a famous 1908 murder that happened in downtown Nashville that set off a series of events that reshaped the political landscape in Tennessee. Russell Fowler tells the story. There’s also a guide on Social Security benefit strategies for divorcing spouses, by Miles Mason. The TBJ’s 3rd annual Fiction Contest winning entry, by Melissa Brodhag, is featured. And don't miss Jason Pannu's last presidential column, where he urges those who are not active in the association to get involved in the many sections, committees and other areas of interest. With this column, we also say goodbye to "Pannu's Pairings," the interesting sidebar he has included every month about various wines of the world. Read these stories and more!
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