- Associated Press - Thursday, September 18, 2014

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Holly Kirby, the court’s newest member, will take the oath of office during an investiture ceremony in Memphis this week.

Gov. Bill Haslam, who appointed Kirby to the Supreme Court, will administer the oath at 10:15 a.m. CDT Friday in the Historic Courtroom on the third floor of the University of Memphis School of Law. A reception will follow.

Kirby, of Memphis, was the first woman to serve on the Tennessee Court of Appeals, which she joined in 1995. She is also the first graduate of the University of Memphis School of Law to serve on the Supreme Court.

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