5 apply for Tennessee Supreme Court vacancy

The Tennessee Supreme Court building is seen in Nashville on Dec.8, 2021. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Five candidates have applied an upcoming state Supreme Court vacancy stemming from the retirement of Justice Sharon Lee. Her successor must be an East Tennessee resident.

The applicants are:

— Appeals Judge Kristi Davis of Knoxville.

— Criminal Appeals Judge Tom Greenholtz of Chattanooga.

— Chancellor John C. Rambo of Jonesborough.

— Attorney Michael Richardson of Chattanooga.

— Former gubernatorial legal counsel Dwight Tarwater of Knoxville.


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