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September 22, 2016
The Tennessee General Sessions Judges Conference presented the annual Judge Leon Ruben Awards in recognition of outstanding service and accomplishment by General Sessions judges to Judge Daniel L....
September 7, 2016
From the Daily News JournalMURFREESBORO — General Sessions Judge Toby Gilley spends most of his days settling arguments between the people who come to his courtroom.Gilley, who presides over Part III...
August 30, 2016
Chief Justice Sharon Lee recently presented the Tennessee Supreme Court’s initiatives to Chief Justices from supreme courts across the country at the National Conference of Chief Justices during...
August 29, 2016
From The TennesseanAn 8-foot-tall bronze statue of former Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Adolpho A. Birch Jr. was unveiled Saturday in a ceremony honoring the judicial pioneer's legacy....
August 25, 2016
From The TennesseanFor years she was trafficked, sold to others for sex by her husband. The woman said she used drugs, leading to an addiction, and was stabbed several times during an...
August 25, 2016
The 10-year anniversary committee of the Justice A.A. Birch Building will dedicate a statue of Chief Justice A. A. Birch, Jr. a state Supreme Court judge, who served 37 years as a judicial stalwart,...
August 18, 2016
Two juvenile court judges have been recognized by the Tennessee Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges for their exceptional service in advancing juvenile justice.Henry County Judge Vicki Snyder...
August 17, 2016
The 2016 edition of the Criminal Justice Handbook is now available from the Administrative Office of the Courts. The handbook contains more than 600 pages of Tennessee criminal statutes and court...
August 11, 2016
Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Sharon Lee has filed a standing order for substitute judges in light of the recent indictment and suspension of Campbell County General Sessions Judge Amanda...
August 10, 2016
An expungement clinic in Davidson County attracted several hundred people hoping to clear criminal records that can present obstacles to getting jobs, homes or other opportunities.The event was held...