Courts

September 30, 2016
Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Jeff Bivins will have a ceremonial swearing in with Gov. Bill Haslam at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, October 6, 2016 in the historic Supreme Court chambers within the...
September 30, 2016
The Davidson County Chancery Court is implementing electronic case filing. Pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 18, the Chancellors of the Twentieth Judicial District are soliciting and will...
September 29, 2016
The Indigent Representation Task Force will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 30 in Legislative Plaza.The Task Force will hear presentations from:Vince Dean, Hamilton County Criminal Court...
September 29, 2016
In a unanimous opinion, the Tennessee Supreme Court has modified the state’s approach to collateral estoppel – a legal principle governing the relationships and issues between parties that are...
September 28, 2016
From WCYBWASHINGTON COUNTY - A specialty court in Washington County, Tennessee is saving taxpayers money. A mental health court will soon mark 10 years of service.This criminal prosecution...
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 21, 2016
From the Knoxville News SentinelSee photos from the 50th anniversary celebration of the Fourth Circuit Court in Knox County, held on September 20, 2016.
September 21, 2016
From the Chattanooga Times Free PressThe city of Chattanooga on Monday launched a website aimed at helping people with criminal histories regain the right to vote and expunge their records.The...
September 12, 2016
From the Daily Post AthenianAn alternative to jail time for people with mental illnesses has been formed for residents in the local area.On Thursday, officials announced the new 10th Judicial...
September 9, 2016
The Tennessee Supreme Court recently issued several orders soliciting comments to proposed rule changes:Proposed amendments of Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 8, RPC 1.15 & Rule 43 – Comments due...