“We’re Number 2!”

One repeated argument for restricting the right to trial by jury is that we need to have a state where businesses will want to settle, thereby creating more jobs and strengthening our economy.

Well, to the extent that is a relevant factor in the tort deform effort it is should be off the table in Tennessee.  Why?  The Tennessean  reports that "Site Selection, an Atlanta-based magazine that annually ranks states’ attractiveness to investors, placed Tennessee behind only North Carolina. Tennessee moved up four notches from last year’s rankings."

Read the article here.