Supreme Court

June 27, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court today reversed a Davidson County trial court’s calculation of attorney fees awarded after dismissal of a contractor’s claim against a Middle Tennessee homeowner.  The...
June 21, 2022
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Sarah K. Campbell was recently joined by state and federal dignitaries, current and former colleagues, family, and friends for her public investiture ceremony at...
June 21, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission publicly launched the Tennessee Justice Bus today at the Tennessee Supreme Court Building in Nashville. The TN Justice Bus is a mobile law...
June 10, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court today held that the Tennessee Republican Party and its State Executive Committee (“Republican Party”) did not violate the Tennessee Open Meetings Act (“TOMA”) when they...
June 10, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court in a unanimous decision clarified the appropriate legal standard to be applied in post-conviction cases involving allegations of ineffective assistance of counsel based on...
June 6, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court has affirmed the thirty-day suspension of Davidson County attorney Candes Vonniest Prewitt from the practice of law in Tennessee.A Board of Professional Responsibility...
June 1, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court today upheld sentences imposed by the Hardin County Circuit Court for drug offenses that occurred in a drug-free zone.  Offenses committed in drug-free zones, most...
May 27, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is bound by a trial court’s order expunging criminal charges and must comply even if the TBI disagrees with the...
May 26, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court has one case set for its June 1, 2022 docket. The case will be heard in Nashville, Tennessee, beginning at 11:15 a.m. and will be livestreamed to: https://www.youtube.com/...
May 18, 2022
In an opinion released today, the Tennessee Supreme Court determined that, while two Tennessee county governments had standing to challenge the Education Savings Account Pilot Program (the “ESA Act...
May 17, 2022
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia A. Clark is the 2022 posthumous recipient of the Nashville Bar Foundation’s David Rutherford Award. The award was presented at the Foundation’s Annual Fellows...
May 10, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court issued an Order today related to deadlines for the July 2022 bar exam, which has reached capacity in Knoxville and Memphis and is near capacity in Nashville.According to...
May 2, 2022
 The Tennessee Supreme Court has two cases set for its May 3, 2022 docket. The cases will be heard in Knoxville, beginning at 9 a.m., EDT. The cases will be livestreamed to the TNCourts YouTube...
April 29, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court today upheld the suspension of a longtime Nashville attorney for testimony he gave in personal litigation that violated the Court’s ethics rules for lawyers. The Court...
April 20, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court today held that the standard of appellate review for an alleged speedy trial violation is de novo with deference to the trial court’s factual findings. The Court also...
April 13, 2022
In an opinion released today, the Tennessee Supreme Court vacated an injunction issued by a three-judge panel that prevented the enforcement of the reapportionment plan enacted by the Tennessee...
April 11, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court issued an Order on its own motion late Friday taking jurisdiction of Akilah Moore v. William Lee, et al, which involves redistricting for state senate seats. The...
April 1, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court has eight cases set for its April 2022 docket. The first two cases will be heard in Jackson on April 5 beginning at 9 a.m. Five cases will be heard in Nashville on April 6...
March 30, 2022
Final Rule 31 Listing Renewal Deadline March 31, 2022 All Rule 31 Listed Mediators must renew annually or their listing will lapse. The 2022 listing renewal season will close on March 31,...
March 23, 2022
Justice Sharon G. Lee will receive the Grayfred Gray Public Service in Mediation Award for her innovative and lasting contributions to the field of mediation at the annual meeting of the Tennessee...
March 4, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court today held that a probation revocation proceeding involves a two-step inquiry on the part of the trial court. The Court also held that, if the trial court has properly...
February 22, 2022
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Sharon G. Lee has collected a dozen World War II Prisoner of War (POW) stories. On February 15, she shared the stories of five POWs, including her father’s story, with...
February 17, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court has two cases set for its February 24, 2022 docket. Both cases were argued before the Court in 2021 prior to the vacancy created by the passing of Justice Cornelia A....
February 11, 2022
The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge will welcome Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Sharon G. Lee to speak at Lunch With the League on Tuesday, Feb. 15, from noon to 1 p.m. EST.  Justice Lee is...
February 10, 2022
Sarah Keeton Campbell is officially the newest justice on the Tennessee Supreme Court. Justice Campbell was confirmed today during a joint session of the Tennessee General Assembly, the final step in...