Judicial Nominating Commission Meeting
The Judicial Nominating Commission will hold a public meeting to interview the candidates for the vacancy in the 30th Judicial District, which serves Shelby County. The vacancy was created by the appointment of Criminal Court Judge John T. Fowlkes, Jr. as U.S. District Court Judge for Western Tennessee. The public hearing will be held on Friday, August 24, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. CDT at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, The University of Memphis, Historic Courtroom, 1 North Front Street, Memphis, TN. During the public hearing, attorneys and members of the public may express their approval or objections to the candidates.
Following the public hearing, the commission will interview each applicant before recommending three candidates to the governor. Members of the public are invited to attend both the public hearing and the interviews.