Posted by: Tasha C. Taylor | June 23, 2010

Chief Justice Hannah Confirmed by U.S. Senate To Serve on State Justice Institute Board of Directors

Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Hannah’s nomination to serve on the State Justice Institute (SJI) Board of Directors was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 22, 2010.  The SJI is has the authority to assist all state courts with innovations, resources, and solutions to improve access to justice and the effective, efficient administration of the courts.  Hannah is the only person from Arkansas to have ever been appointed to the SJI.  His peers at the Conference of Chief Justices submitted Hannah’s name to President Obama for consideration.  The President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, has authority under federal law to appoint the eleven members of the Board.


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