Two steps forward, three steps back

Special Justices William Barker, George Brown and Robert Echols have stepped away from the five-member Special Supreme Court to which Gov. Haslam appointed them five weeks ago. John Jay Hooker had filed a motion to disqualify the trio earlier this month. Check a PDF of today's order here.

SEE ALSO: Special Supreme Court judges linked to pro-Tennessee Plan group

Aug 31, 2012 1:30 PM

Sharp confirmed to bench

Ex-Office of Compliance attorney to take seat formerly held by Judge Echols
May 2, 2011 10:18 PM

Senate committee OKs Sharp nomination

Full Senate vote still to be scheduled
Mar 31, 2011 10:39 AM

Obama taps Nashville attorney Sharp for federal judgeship

Sharp was behind Nashville's Priorities, which lobbied against new convention center
Nov 17, 2010 9:18 PM

Ponzi figure Stokes dies in prison

$19M fraud took retirement savings from thousands of victims; death follows complaints by prisoner of poor health care
Aug 10, 2010 11:49 AM

Nashville at law: An alternate narrative

Judge, attorney contest father's version of events preceding mother's abduction of children to Japan [From our print edition featured in Monday's City Paper]
Jun 6, 2010 9:25 AM

Ex-IRS agent imprisoned for tax fraud

Co-defendant, former porn kingpin Pendergrass, has been a fugitive for two years
May 26, 2010 1:59 PM

Class dismissed: Lawyers, charities take home lawsuit loot

All would-be beneficiaries of class-action settlement over SunTrust ATM fees failed to lodge claims in time
May 20, 2010 2:45 PM

Investors win $26M award against alleged scam artist

Lebanon man had demonstrated supposedly self-charging DeLorean engine
Jan 19, 2010 2:31 PM

Stokes: I stole for the children

Admitted fraudster says he swiped retirement funds to gain in political status, hoping to influence custody decision; sentencing set for today
Sep 3, 2009 9:04 AM