Vanderbilt Law Review


Harold Seligman

First Page



Of particular significance in this field during the survey year has been the decision of the Supreme Court of Tennessee in Southern Bell Tel. and Tel. Co. v. Tennessee Pub. Serv. Comm'n. Several aspects of administrative law are involved in this holding, including scope of review, evidence to be considered by the court on review, and the rate-making function...


In Flowers v. Benton County Beer Board, the license of a beer permit holder was revoked by a county beer board due to the holder's plea of guilty to driving an automobile while under the influence of an intoxicant in another county...


In Real Estate Comm'n v. McLemore, the license of a real estate broker was revoked by the Real Estate Commission and a petition for certiorari seeking a trial de novo filed. The supreme court held that the petition before the circuit court was insufficient for the issuance of writ of certiorari at common law or under the statute for the reason that the petition did not contain a statement of the facts or circumstances, which show a probability of innocence, upon which the circuit judge might have exercised his discretion in the issuance 'of the writ.