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February 25, 2014
The first-ever statewide gathering of faith-based organization and pro bono lawyers will bring together individuals and groups with a common interest in assisting Tennesseans with civil legal...
February 24, 2014
The Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission is hosting a Pro Bono Legal Clinic Conference on Monday, March 10, 2014, in Nashville, TN.  The Conference will be a combination of...
February 21, 2014
In a unanimous Opinion released today, the Tennessee Supreme Court affirmed the disbarment of a Memphis attorney from the practice of law for violating multiple Tennessee Rules of Professional...
February 21, 2014
The Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments will consider five applicants when it meets March 5 in Nashville to select nominees for the Tennessee Supreme Court vacancy.The vacancy was created...
February 20, 2014
The Tennessee Supreme Court today reinstated DUI charges against David Dwayne Bell. Mr. Bell was stopped in 2009 by police for driving on the wrong side of a divided highway and performed several...
February 18, 2014
The Tennessee Supreme Court is now seeking applications for the Clerk of the Appellate Courts position based in Nashville.Qualified applicants must be a licensed Tennessee attorney, have extensive...
February 7, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam welcomed the Tennessee Supreme Court to the historic court chambers in the Capitol building in Nashville February 6, 2014. The courtroom was the home of the court from the late 1850s...
January 31, 2014
Clerk of the Appellate Courts Mike Catalano announced today he will retire in June of this year and become an ordained deacon in the Roman Catholic Church, pursuing his ministry on a full-time basis....
January 31, 2014
History will be the stage for the Tennessee Supreme Court as they hear oral arguments next week in the Supreme Court Chambers of the Tennessee State Capitol.The Court regularly hears cases in the...
January 29, 2014
The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled today that a plaintiff has extra time to refile her health care liability lawsuit based on a law that took effect while her initial lawsuit was pending.Juanita E....
January 28, 2014
The Tennessee Supreme Court has declined to set aside a 13-year-old guilty plea in which the defendant was never told the full extent of his punishment. In doing so, the Court determined that a...
January 27, 2014
Retired Chancellor Frederick D. McDonald of Knoxville passed away on January 25, 2014. He was 85. Chancellor McDonald, born and raised in Michigan, was a graduate of the University of Michigan Law...
January 27, 2014
Nashville, Tenn. – The Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments is now accepting applications for the upcoming Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice William C. Koch Jr.’s announcement that...
January 23, 2014
The Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments met on January 23, 2014 in McKenzie to hold a public hearing and conduct interviews of candidates for the Chancellor opening in the 24th Judicial...
January 23, 2014
Nearly 300 people, including a Tennessee Supreme Court justice and a Knoxville Circuit Court judge, braved temperatures in the 30s to participate in the Race Against Racism, part of the 2014...
January 22, 2014
The Office of Gov. Bill Haslam is taking applications for a special judge for the General Sessions Court in Sullivan County. The need for a special judge is created by Judge William A. Watson’s...
January 17, 2014
The Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments will consider three applicants when it meets next week in McKenzie to select nominees for the chancery court vacancy in the 24th Judicial District...
January 17, 2014
The Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission met Friday, January 17 and voted to recommend the following justices and judges for retention in the August 2014 general election:Supreme Court:Justice...
January 13, 2014
The Tennessee Judicial Conference Foundation announced today that an anonymous donor has made the largest single gift in the history of the organization  in honor and memory of the late Donald...
January 8, 2014
The Knoxville offices of the Tennessee Supreme and Appellate courts and clerk will be closed until Monday, January 13 because of a water main break outside the court building on Main Street.The...
January 6, 2014
The Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments is now accepting applications for the chancellor vacancy in the 24th Judicial District Chancery Court (Benton, Carroll, Decatur, Hardin, and Henry...
January 2, 2014
The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled Monday, December 30 that Marcus Pope, who committed a robbery after being invited inside the Memphis residence of Carl Brown, could not also be convicted of a...