Executive Order establishes council to fill vacancies in Tennessee trial and appellate courts
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced he has issued Executive Order No. 41 establishing the Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments, a group of 11 members that will recommend candidates to fill vacancies for Tennessee trial and appellate courts.
This action follows approval by Tennessee voters on November 4 of a constitutional amendment establishing a method for selecting judges of the Supreme Court or any intermediate appellate court in Tennessee.