Court of Appeals

Created by the General Assembly in 1925, the Court of Appeals hears appeals in civil—or non-criminal—cases from trial courts and certain state boards and commissions. The court has 12 members who sit in panels of three. The panels meet monthly in Jackson, Knoxville and Nashville. When necessary, the court may meet in alternate locations. Learn more here.

October 5, 2015
Court of Appeals Judge Andy D. Bennett spoke recently at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for State and Local History to a gathering of historians interested in legal cases.Appearing as...
August 27, 2015
Tennessee Court of Appeals Judge Andy D. Bennett was honored by the Belmont University College of Law American Inn of Court for his work as a mentor to students.First year Belmont Law School students...
July 14, 2015
We in the Judiciary mourn the loss of our friend, Judge D’Army Bailey, a devoted family man, an accomplished attorney and experienced trial court judge.  We join with national and international...
May 4, 2015
The Tennessee Supreme Court reversed a trial court’s ruling against a police officer on his claim of retaliatory discharge under Tennessee’s Public Protection Act. The Court held that the officer had...
November 7, 2014
Release From Gov. Haslam's office:Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced he has issued Executive Order No. 41 establishing the Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments, a group of 11 members...

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