Courts

January 16, 2018
Because of weather conditions, oral arguments scheduled for the Court of Appeals on January 17, 2018, in the Jackson Supreme Court Building and the Knoxville Supreme Court Building have been...
January 12, 2018
The Administrative Office of the Courts, and state offices in West and Middle Tennessee, are closed Friday, January 12, 2018 because of hazardous weather and travel conditions. This includes the...
January 11, 2018
Judge Richard H. Dinkins was awarded the John C. Tune Public Service Award at the Nashville Bar Association’s Annual Banquet in December. The award—the highest honor a member of the NBA can receive—...
January 10, 2018
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today appointed Jennifer S. Nichols of Memphis as Criminal Court Judge for the 30th Judicial District, which serves Shelby County.Nichols, 55, replaces Judge James C....
January 9, 2018
The Tennessee Supreme Court unanimously reinstated a jury verdict finding a Knox County defendant, LaJuan Harbison, guilty of three counts of attempted voluntary manslaughter and three counts of...
January 8, 2018
The Administrative Office of the Courts will provide grants to ten Tennessee counties to launch court kiosks in 2018. The court kiosks will allow court clerks and their staff to direct self-...
January 5, 2018
The Tennessee Supreme Court will hear four cases on January 10, 2018, in Knoxville.  The details of the cases are as follows:  Rhonda Willeford, et al. v. Timothy P. Klepper, MD, et al...
December 27, 2017
In a case filed in Monroe County, the Tennessee Supreme Court clarified when Tennessee laws prevent a person who owes child support from receiving money damages from a wrongful death lawsuit. Those...
December 22, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court is continuing its highly successful business court docket pilot project as it seeks to provide all Tennessee businesses and citizens across the state with a specialized...
December 21, 2017
At the annual holiday luncheon of the Eastern Section of the Tennessee Appellate Courts, appellate judges presented service awards to the following employees pictured to the right: for five years of...