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January 27, 2017
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Sharon G. Lee and retired Supreme Court Justice William "Muecke" Barker have been recognized as part of University of Tennessee's Top 100 Distinguished Alumni. ...
January 26, 2017
Below is Chief Justice Jeff Bivins' Annual Report Message, which is available in full here.2016 Judiciary Annual ReportEvery day, the judges of our great state seek to further the pursuit of justice...
January 23, 2017
From The Wilson PostMt. Juliet's city judge got a phone call a few days ago that astounded her and could potentially change her life, as well as a little boy's.City judge and long-time local attorney...
January 23, 2017
The Board of Judicial Conduct, which investigates and acts on complaints against judges in Tennessee, has placed General Sessions Judge Amanda Sammons on a three-year probation, in accordance with a...
January 20, 2017
From The TennesseanIn the nearly three years since his retirement, the 74-year-old says he is still an avid reader who enjoys spending time with his family, including his two grandchildren.As...
January 17, 2017
From the TennesseanOne by one, the graduates stood in the fellowship hall of the St. Paul Episcopal Church on Main Street in Franklin on Monday night and told friends and family they were thankful...
January 13, 2017
In a case involving the dismissal of a tenured teacher, the Tennessee Supreme Court has held that the Court of Appeals’ award to the teacher of partial back pay was not authorized under the Tennessee...
January 11, 2017
Today, the Administrative Office of the Courts joined the state’s executive and legislative branches at Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium for the Third Annual Campaign against Hunger Community...
January 10, 2017
From NPRWhen Donald Trump won the presidential election, he made a pledge to every citizen: that he would be president for all Americans. In the weeks before Trump's inauguration, we're going to hear...
January 10, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has affirmed the Tennessee Board of Parole’s decision to deny parole to a prisoner based on the seriousness of the offense.In January 2009, Joseph Brennan pleaded guilty...
January 10, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court has affirmed the Tennessee Board of Parole’s decision to deny parole to a prisoner based on the seriousness of the offense.In January 2009, Joseph Brennan pleaded guilty...
January 6, 2017
The Tennessee Supreme Court will hear four cases on January 10, 2017 in Knoxville, TN.  The details of the cases are as follows: Judith Moore-Pennoyer v. State of Tennessee, et al.– In this...