Courts

September 23, 2022
Former AOC Director Deborah Taylor Tate is the recipient of the 2022 Friend of the Conference Award by the Tennessee General Sessions Judges Conference. The award is given to an individual who has...
September 20, 2022
Alumni Awards Gala Shines Spotlight on Outstanding AlumniStory Courtesy of: alumni.utk.eduA group of 24 alumni of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, were honored Friday, September 16, in...
September 19, 2022
Chancellor Telford Forgety set his sights on becoming a judge early in his career.“My first job out of law school was clerking at the Court of Appeals for Judge Jim Parrot who, at that time, was the...
September 19, 2022
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 20th Judicial District, which covers Davidson county. This vacancy was created by the death of Judge...
September 15, 2022
As the 2021-2022 school year ended, 15 Roane County middle and high students started their summer break with an 8-week court ordered juvenile justice C.A.M.P. C.A.M.P. stands for Child Attitude...
September 13, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court today upheld the premeditated first-degree murder and especially aggravated robbery convictions of Tyler Ward Enix (“Defendant”) in the killing of Kimberly Enix.  In...
September 8, 2022
Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge John Everett Williams will lie in state on Monday, September 12 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Nashville Supreme Court Building, located at 401 7th...
September 8, 2022
“My best friend.” “Always someone I could talk to.” “Our moral compass.” “Larger than life.” Those are the words the Tennessee judiciary has used to describe their friend and colleague Judge John...
September 6, 2022
­ The Tennessee Supreme Court has two cases set for its September 7, 2022 docket. The cases will be heard in Knoxville, Tennessee, beginning at 9:00 a.m., EDT. The cases will be livestreamed to:...
September 4, 2022
The Tennessee Judiciary is mourning the loss of the 20th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Phil Smith, who passed away unexpectedly September 4 at the age of 62.  Judge Smith became the...