News

July 22, 2016
From the Tullahoma NewsThe Coffee County Drug Court program keeps growing. Seventeen participants graduated on July 6 – the largest number of graduates since the program’s beginning over a decade ago...
July 20, 2016
The statewideIndigent Representation Task Force will hear from the public at meetings to be held next week in Nashville and next month in Franklin.The task force has traveled throughout the state on...
June 28, 2016
From the Clarksville Leaf ChronicleCLARKSVILLE — “PT for PTSD” was the motto of the day at All Rise for Exercise, an event created by the Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court.On June 14,...
June 9, 2016
UPDATE: See photos from the day here.Declaring summer is officially here, Chief Justice Sharon Lee and Tennessee Bar Association President William L. Harbison, have issued a joint proclamation...
May 12, 2016
The Supreme Court’s Indigent Representation Task Force will make stops in Johnson City and Knoxville as it continues its listening tour across the state to hear from anyone interested in sharing...
April 27, 2016
The location for the first stop of the Indigent Representation Task Force statewide listening tour has been moved to the Vasco Smith Building in Memphis. It previously was scheduled to be in the...
April 20, 2016
The Indigent Representation Task Force has announced a series of statewide listening tours to hear from those interested in sharing their thoughts on indigent defense in Tennessee. The first two...
April 12, 2016
Sen. Steven Dickerson (R-Nashville) and Rep. Harold M. Love, Jr. (D-Nashville), along with leaders in the judicial and legal communities announced an initiative today to improve awareness of and...
March 3, 2016
From the Daily News JournalIn the 15 years since the Drug Court (now called Recovery Court) in Rutherford County accepted its first three participants, hundreds of people have passed through it,...
February 12, 2016
From The Tennessean For Leondra Benford, going to court in a school cafeteria on a recent Saturday morning was a big relief.For Rickie Dibrell, it was one of the best mornings he'...