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High Six: Lobbyists

Lobbyists at the State Capitol As you've gone through school, you've read about how members of Congress and of the state legislature get together and make laws. You've also no doubt seen the wonderful Schoolhouse Rock song, "I'…

High Nine: Let's go to court

As high school students from Robertson County look on, members of the Tennessee Supreme Court enter a Clarksville courtroom. When you studied civics in earlier grades, you learned that there is a five-member Tennessee Supreme Court. But you proba…

High Ten: Some Supreme Court history

There is a small museum inside the Tennessee Supreme Court building in Nashville Not many Tennesseans know much about the history of the Tennessee Supreme Court. Here are some points you might find interesting: * Prior to 1834 Tennessee had …