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November 15, 2021
Chancellor George R. Ellis passed away on November 15, a day after his 73rd birthday.Chancellor Ellis served the 28th Judicial District, which includes Crockett, Gibson and Haywood counties, since...
November 11, 2021
Six Tennessee counties have developed special diversionary courts aimed at lending a hand and focused approach to Veterans who are struggling and find themselves on the wrong side of the law. These...
November 9, 2021
The Board of Judicial Conduct issued a Public Reprimand for Hamilton County General Sessions Court Judge Gerald Webb. Read the Public Reprimand here.
October 21, 2021
General Sessions Judge Daniel B. Eisenstein was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Fall 2021 General Sessions Conference on October 6. The award, which was presented by Judge Lynda...
October 18, 2021
Judge Jimmy C. Smith, of Obion County, is the 2020 recipient of Leon Ruben Award of Excellence, which he accepted at the Fall 2021 General Sessions Judges Conference. The Leon Ruben Award for...
October 14, 2021
Judges from across the state of Tennessee gathered in Nashville last week for the Fall 2021 General Sessions Judges Conference. After a challenging year of working through the Covid-19 pandemic, the...
October 13, 2021
The Tennessee General Sessions Judges Conference (TGSJC) recently elected Hamilton County General Sessions and Mental Health Court Judge Lila Statom as its new president. The TGSJC is comprised of...
September 7, 2021
The Board of Judicial Conduct has issued a 30-day suspension for Lewis County General Sessions and Juvenile Judge Michael Hinson. Read the Board's Suspension here.
June 14, 2021
Davidson County General Sessions Court Judge Lynda Jones was awarded Nashville Cable’s Spirit of Leadership award on June 9, 2021. The Spirit of Leadership Award recognizes a Cable member who...
May 18, 2021
Medical debt is an unwelcome burden with lasting repercussions for millions of Americans each year. Thankfully, the Hamilton County General Sessions Court is at the forefront of a new program that...