In the news: White discusses politicization of judiciary with The Tennessean

Penny White, a UT Law professor and former Tennessee Supreme Court justice, argued for “the judiciary being an independent, nonpolitical branch of government” in a recent article by The Tennessean in Nashville.
July 29, 2015 9:07 am

Penny White, a UT Law professor and former Tennessee Supreme Court justice, argued for “the judiciary being an independent, nonpolitical branch of government” in a recent article by The Tennessean in Nashville.

The Tennessean spoke to White in light of Tennessee Supreme Court Justice (and UT Law alumnus) Gary Wade’s recent decision to retire from the bench and Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey’s subsequent statement, “I look forward to this historic opportunity to give Tennessee its first ever Republican Supreme Court majority.”

White serves UT Law as the E.E. Overton Distinguished Professor of Law, director of the Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution, and interim director of Clinical Programs

Read the full article at The Tennessean.