I daresay few of my readers recall a Knoxvillian once sat on the Supreme Court of the United States. Judge Edward Terry Sanford served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court from 1923 until his unexpected death in 1930. Sanford had been the judge of the Eastern District of Tennessee, by virtue of appointment by President Theodore Roosevelt.
About The Author
Stephanie L. Slater is a three-time graduate of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, the undergraduate alma mater of Justice Sanford. At the University of Tennessee, Stephanie was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Tennessee Law Review. A former law clerk for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee – a judgeship once held by Justice Sanford – she has worked in the state and federal court systems in Tennessee since obtaining her J.D. in 1990.