Journaling legal history as it happened

Robertson, Suzanne Craig
January 2005
Tennessee Bar Journal;Jan2005, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p17
This article focuses on the 40 years journey of the "Tennessee Bar Journal." Some of the events are: 1965-Amendments to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 42 form a committee to investigate, report conclusions and recommend actions concerning lawyers' unethical practices, giving teeth to the process, 1981-The Justice Joseph W. Henry Award for Outstanding Legal Writing is established to honor the writer of the best "Tennessee Bar Journal," article in a given year. 2001-In "Death by Election: How Tennessee justices have voted in capital cases since Justice Penny White left the bench," Daniel J. Foley traces dramatic shifts in death penalty case decisions and what they can be attributed to.


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