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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 attractedseveral hundredpeople hoping to clear criminal records that can present obstacles to getting jobs, homes or other opportunities.The event was held at...
August 5, 2016
The Eastern Grand Division of the Tennessee Appellate Courts will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, August 10 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the courthouse at 505 Main Street in downtown Knoxville.Anyone is...
July 27, 2016
From the Daily News JournalRutherford County will establish a Mental Health Court by December or January once state funding arrives to hire a therapist and two case workers, an official said.General...
July 26, 2016
A statue of Justice Adolpho A. Birch, Jr., will be dedicated August 27 to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the Justice A.A. Birch Building in downtown Nashville.Justice Adolpho Birch was the...
July 25, 2016
Tennessee ranks ninth in United States for providing access to its courts, according to the 2016 Justice Index, a nationwide study that ranks states according to their adoption of selected best...