Courts

August 16, 2017
Jason Ray brought a lawsuit in federal court in West Tennessee seeking money damages for an alleged violation of his civil rights.  Mr. Ray pled guilty in 2013 to theft of property over $60,000...
August 14, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for the Circuit Court judge vacancy in the 17th Judicial District – Bedford, Lincoln, Marshall, and Moore Counties. The 17th District...
August 10, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has affirmed a public reprimand for Knoxville attorney Danny C. Garland, II, based on his professional misconduct.  In 2014, the Tennessee Board of Professional...
August 4, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has increased a hearing panel’s recommended punishment of a public censure and suspended Paul Julius Walwyn from the practice of law for one year.  He will serve six...
August 3, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider nine applicants when it meets August 30, 2017 in Chattanooga to select nominees for the Circuit Court vacancy in the 11th Judicial District – Hamilton...
August 3, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Circuit Court judge vacancy in the 16th Judicial District – Rutherford and Cannon Counties. The 16th District Circuit Court...
August 3, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is now accepting applications for the Criminal Court judge vacancy in the 20th Judicial District – Davidson County. The Honorable J. Randall Wyatt, Jr. has informed...
August 1, 2017
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider eight applicants when it meets August 24, 2017 in Dandridge to select nominees for the Circuit Court vacancy in the 4th Judicial District – Cocke,...
July 28, 2017
The Administration of Children and Families (ACF) held their Human Trafficking Regional Meeting in Miami, Florida this week. Groups from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North...
July 26, 2017
The Joint Ad-Hoc Tennessee Blue Ribbon Task Force on Juvenile Justice is hereby authorized and directed to study, evaluate, analyze, and undertake a comprehensive review of the state’s juvenile...