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.