Embattled Nashville Judge Ellen Hobbs Lyle to Retire

Davidson County Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle announced on Thursday that she has decided to retire, opting not to run for reelection. 

Lyle, a native Tennessean who attended the University of Tennessee College of Law, has served as a judge for almost three decades; however, many of her recent rulings have frustrated constituents and Tennesseans across the state.

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House Subcommittee’s Orchestrated Actions ‘Emboldened and Protected’ an Activist Judiciary That Changed Absentee Voting Law

A resolution that would determine if a judge committed an offense worthy of removal for changing the law regarding absentee voting was killed in the House Civil Justice Subcommittee Tuesday through several orchestrated actions, which “only emboldened and protected the judiciary,” according to the resolution sponsor.
The resolution failed on a voice vote carried out by Chairman Andrew Farmer (R-Sevierville) with assistance by Rep. Michael Curcio (R-Dickson) who strategically timed his call for the question.

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State Rep. Timothy Rudd Discusses His New Resolution Addressing Election Integrity and Judicial Overreach

Friday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed State Rep. Timothy Rudd to the newsmakers line to discuss his current resolution that addresses election integrity and judicial overreach in Tennessee.

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