Court of Appeals Opinions

Format: 09/22/2014
Format: 09/22/2014
03A01-9510-CH-00357
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Trial Court Judge: Inman
Court of Appeals 01/29/96
03A01-9509-CH-00314
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Court of Appeals 01/29/96
03A01-9508-CH-00293
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Court of Appeals 01/29/96
03A01-9507-JV-00246
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Hamblen County Court of Appeals 01/29/96
02A01-9410-CH-00230
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Trial Court Judge: D. J. Alissandratos
Shelby County Court of Appeals 01/29/96
02A01-9410-CH-00230
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Trial Court Judge: D. J. Alissandratos
Shelby County Court of Appeals 01/29/96
X2010-0000-XX-X00-XX
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Greene County Court of Appeals 01/26/96
03A01-9508-CV-00252
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Loudon County Court of Appeals 01/26/96
03A01-9508-CV-00256
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Knox County Court of Appeals 01/26/96
Penny Campbell, et al., v. Don Sundquist, Governor of the State of Tennessee, et al.
01A01-9507-CV-00321
Authoring Judge: Judge Ben H. Cantrell
Trial Court Judge: Judge Walter C. Kurtz

This appeal involves a constitutional challenge under the Tennessee Constitution to Tennessee's Homosexual Practices Act, T.C.A. § 39-13-510 (1991). On May 26, 1993, plaintiffs Penny Campbell, John Doe, Jane Doe, James Tallent, and Christopher Simien,1 filed a "Verified Petition for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief" in the Circuit Court for Davidson County, Tennessee, against defendants Don Sundquist, Governor of the State of Tennessee,2 Charles W. Burson, Attorney General of the State of Tennessee, and Victor S. Johnson, III, District Attorney General for Davidson County, each in his official capacity. The complaint, as amended, seeks a declaratory judgment pursuant to T.C.A. § 29-14-101, et seq., (1980) that the Homosexual Practices Act (HPA),acriminal law, violates plaintiffs' right to privacy under Article I, Sections 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 19, and 27 of the Tennessee Constitution and their right to equal protection of the laws under Article I, Section 8 of the Tennessee Constitution. Plaintiffs also seek to enjoin the enforcement of the HPA.

Davidson County Court of Appeals 01/26/96
Jane Doe and Mother A., Jane Doe C and Father C., v. Coffee County Board of Education, Joe Brandon, Bobby Cummings, Nelson Johnson, Marianne Brandon
01A01-9506-CV-00252
Authoring Judge: Presiding Judge W. Frank Crawford
Trial Court Judge: Judge Gerald L. Ewell, Sr.

This is a suit by two high school students and their parents seeking damages resulting from alleged assaults by a high school coach.

Coffee County Court of Appeals 01/26/96
The Travelers Insurance Company, v. Maudine Y. Lancaster Webb and Vicky Austin Lancaster
01A01-9508-CH-00379
Authoring Judge: Judge Samuel L. Lewis
Trial Court Judge: Chancellor Robert S. Brandt

The Travelers Insurance Company ("Travelers") filed an interpleader in the Chancery Court for Davidson County. It alleged that both defendant/appellee, Maudine Y. Lancaster Webb ("Ms. Webb"), and defendant/appellant, Vicky Austin Lancaster ("Mrs. Lancaster"), claimed the proceeds of an insurance policy which covered the life of decedent, Charles S. Lancaster.

Davidson County Court of Appeals 01/24/96
01A01-9508-CH-00373
Authoring Judge:
Trial Court Judge: Allen W. Wallace
Cheatham County Court of Appeals 01/24/96