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Private Groups can not Ban Guns in Public Park Venues

Private organizations offering events at public parks in Tennessee cannot ban legally carried guns at the venue. This according to an opinion issued by the Attorney General Herbert Slatery. The ruling seems to overturn a weapons ban at Nashville’s new … Continue reading

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Tennessee Executioner Barred from Testifying for Now

  Tennessee’s executioner will not testify in a trial challenging the constitutionality of lethal injection, at least for the time being. The state Court of Appeals issued the order Wednesday afternoon in response to an emergency request filed earlier in … Continue reading

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Knoxville Attorney is Haslam’s New General Counsel

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has selected a Knoxville attorney to be his new general counsel. The Republican governor named Dwight E. Tarwater on Wednesday. The 59-year-old replaces Herbert Slatery who left the administration last month to become the state’s attorney … Continue reading

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Slatery to be sworn in as Tennessee’s 27th AG

    (News Channel 2 – Nashville) Herbert Slatery  is scheduled to be sworn in Wednesday as Tennessee’s 27th attorney general, and the first Republican to hold the office since Reconstruction. Tennessee is the only state where the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Governors Top Legal Adviser named Tennessee’s next Attorney General

The state Supreme Court has named Gov. Bill Haslam’s top legal adviser, Herbert Slatery, as Tennessee’s next attorney general. The state’s highest court made the appointment Monday in the aftermath of a conservative campaign to oust three Democratic justices who … Continue reading

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Haslam failed to sign 79 bills in required time

Mistakes in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s office caused 79 bills to become law without his signature and another 67 measures to be backdated to meet constitutional deadlines. The governor must either sign or veto bills within 10 days of receiving … Continue reading

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