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July 5, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that a prospective plaintiff who provides pre-suit notice of a healthcare liability claim to a single healthcare provider is not required to provide a medical...
July 3, 2017
Judge Childers was elected Circuit Court Judge in 1984, and re-elected in 1990, 1998, 2006 and 2014, and served as Presiding Judge of the 30th Judicial District, after being elected by fellow state...
June 29, 2017
Tennesseans just gained an important ally in their effort to reform the criminal justice system with the newly formed bipartisan Ad Hoc Tennessee Blue Ribbon Task Force on Juvenile Justice, chaired...
June 29, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Kids involved in crimes are getting a lot of attention in Tennessee. Some of it came right from the top Wednesday with what is called a Blue Ribbon task force.The task force...
June 28, 2017
Members of the Three Branch Institute core team gather in Nashville to discuss ways to improve child safety and fatalities.This gathering will provide an opportunity for attendees to discuss and...
June 27, 2017
Replacement for retiring Judge R. Jerry BeckNASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today appointed William K. Rogers of Kingsport as circuit court judge for the Second Judicial District, which...
June 26, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider five applicants when it meets Friday, July 21, 2017 in Memphis to select nominees for the Circuit Court vacancy in the 30th Judicial District – Shelby...
June 19, 2017
The Tennessee Bar Association and its Executive Committee have chosen Judge Charles D. Susano, Jr. as the 2017 recipient of the Justice Frank F. Drowota, III Outstanding Judicial Service Award. He...
June 16, 2017
The Supreme Court has reinstated an aggravated stalking conviction of a defendant for knowingly violating an order of protection.  The Court reversed a Court of Criminal Appeals decision that...
June 13, 2017
TheTennessee Bar Association and its Executive Committee have chosen Judge Charles D. Susano, Jr. as the 2017 recipient of the Justice Frank F. Drowota, III Outstanding Judicial Service Award. This...
June 12, 2017
From the Herald-CitizenThe judge who not only brought drug recovery courts to Putnam County but also to the state of Tennessee officially retired his duties in the 13th Judicial District last week....
June 8, 2017
Deborah Taylor Tate was honored for her service on the Centerstone of Tennessee Board beginning in 2002 after serving as Governor Sundquist’s legal counsel and senior policy advisor on mental health...
June 6, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court and 53 members of the 101st Airborne Division and 5th Special Forces Group, stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, recently celebrated the Supreme Court’s Revised Military...
June 6, 2017
All five Tennessee Supreme Court Justices swore in applicants across the state to become members of the Tennessee Bar today, June 6, 2017.In Memphis, Justice Holly Kirby swore in 12 new applicants to...
June 2, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a defendant in a criminal case has no right to appeal a decision denying his request for the return of property that was seized during a...
June 2, 2017
Source: Tennessee Bar AssociationThe Tennessee Bar Association today named Nashville lawyer Joycelyn Stevenson as its new executive director. A shareholder with Littler Mendelson PC with a...
June 1, 2017
Lipscomb University served as host to the Tennessee Supreme Court today, June 1, 2017, American Legion Auxiliary’s Volunteer Girls State, a nationally recognized program providing high school female...
May 26, 2017
Lipscomb University will host the Tennessee Supreme Court next week as part of American Legion Auxiliary’s Volunteer Girls State, a nationally recognized program providing high school female leaders...
May 24, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court heard oral arguments from two cases today, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville in front of nearly 600 high school students, as part of Boys...
May 24, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has upheld an attorney’s five-year suspension and $7,500 in restitution, concluding that the sanctions were not arbitrary or capricious or characterized by an abuse of...
May 23, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has reversed a decision of the Court of Appeals, which declined to award attorney’s fees on appeal in a post-divorce proceeding.In the underlying final divorce decree of...
May 19, 2017
2017 marks the 17th year in a row that the Tennessee Supreme Court will hold oral arguments before high school students at American Legion Boys State. The Court session is just one element of...
May 18, 2017
Six state court chief justices recently signed a charter in support of the Regional Judicial Opioid Initiative (RJOI), which has developed an action plan with strategies to combat the growing opioid...
May 18, 2017
Waverly D. Crenshaw Jr. dreamed of becoming an attorney as a child growing up in Nashville. A trail-blazing civic leader, he became the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District...
May 15, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Circuit Court judge vacancy in the 30th Judicial District – Shelby County. Judge Robert L. Childers has informed the governor...