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Nine Applicants File to Fill Vacant TN Supreme Court Seat

Press release from the Administrative Office of the Courts, Oct. 12, 2015:

The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will consider nine applicants when it meets October 27 in Nashville to select nominees for the Tennessee Supreme Court vacancy.

The vacancy was created by the retirement of Justice Gary R. Wade on September 8.

The applicants are:

Matthew P. Cavitch

Thomas Radcliffe Frierson

Mark A. Fulks
Johnson City

Ted M. Hayden

Robert David Meyers

Herbert S. Moncier

Robert H. Montgomery, Jr.

Roger Amos Page

Larry Scroggs

The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will interview the applicants on October 27 at Legislative Plaza, Room LP 12, 301 6th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37243. The meeting will include a public hearing at 9 a.m., during which anyone may express their opinions in opposition to the applicants. The interview and public hearing will be open to the public.

The Council is expected to make their selections immediately following the interviews and forward the names to Governor Bill Haslam for his consideration.

Completed applications of all the candidates can be found by clicking on the names above.

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