Supreme Court

The Tennessee Supreme Court is the state’s court of last resort. The five Supreme Court justices may accept appeals of civil and criminal cases from lower state courts. They also interpret the laws and constitutions of Tennessee and the United States. The Supreme Court may assume jurisdiction over undecided cases in the Court of Appeals or Court of Criminal Appeals when there is special need for an expedited decision. Read more here.

October 24, 2016
The Tennessee Supreme Court has determined that a car rented from a national self-insured car rental agency qualifies as an “uninsured motor vehicle” for purposes of an insurance claim filed by a...
October 21, 2016
Today, the Tennessee Supreme Court celebrates the resounding success of the Business Court Docket Pilot Project operated as a part of the Davidson County Chancery Court.  Since its inception...
October 20, 2016
The Tennessee Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission’s recently released annual report shows Tennessee attorneys are donating more than 500,000 hours of their time annually worth more than $100...
October 14, 2016
In two unanimous opinions released today, the Tennessee Supreme Court has determined that an indictment that includes a charge for employment of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony...
October 12, 2016
The Tennessee Supreme Court has determined that the state legislature did not remove an existing practice in Tennessee courts established by prior Tennessee case law when it enacted a statute that...
October 6, 2016
Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Jeff Bivins was sworn in by Gov. Bill Haslam at a ceremonial investiture in the historic Supreme Court chambers Thursday afternoon.More than 80 people were in...
October 3, 2016
The Tennessee Supreme Court will hear six cases October 5 and 6 in Nashville, including a case concerning the constitutionality of Tennessee’s lethal injection protocol.Stephen West, et al. v....

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