Can you name Knoxville’s only U.S. Supreme Court justice? Attorney Stephanie Slater is convinced he was a significant jurist whose opinions still have positive influence on many decisions today, including civil-rights cases.
Author: Stephanie Slaterhttp://stephanieslater.me
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.