Tuesday, January 24, 2012

TN Supreme Court not to have its jurisdiction challenged by legislature

Senator Mae Beavers
Senator Beavers withdraws billA bill introduced by Senator Mae Beavers, SB2348, that would have striped the Tennessee Courts of judicial review and instead given the legislature the final say on what is constitutional has been dropped.

The sponsor of the proposal to strip state courts of the power to block laws enacted by the Tennessee General Assembly quietly withdrew her bill yesterday after receiving heavy criticism from all sides of the political spectrum.   

Earlier: Tennessee legislature to claim it is the Supreme Court?

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