Press Releases

February 21, 2022
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will consider seven applicants when it meets to select nominees for two imminent vacancies on the Eastern Section of the Court of Criminal Appeals...
February 18, 2022
The Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education will send all 2021 annual report compliance statements via email by February 28 and now provides an online portal for attorney completion of...
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...
February 10, 2022
Judge John W. Campbell was confirmed by the General Assembly today as the newest member of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals – Western Section.  Judge Campbell was appointed by Governor...
January 31, 2022
The Tennessee judiciary is mourning the loss of retired Judge Russell Lee Moore, Jr., who passed away on January 28, 2022, at the age of 76.  Judge Moore served as a circuit court judge in the...
January 31, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court today announced that Michele Wojciechowski will begin on January 31, 2022, as the new Executive Director of the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education. Former...
January 28, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court today announced the retirement of Judy Bond-McKissack as Executive Director of the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education. Ms. Bond-McKissack has served in...
January 28, 2022
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments today filed amended notices for the imminent vacancies in the Court of Appeals Middle Section and Court of Criminal Appeals Eastern Section.The...
January 25, 2022
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments is now accepting applications for two imminent vacancies on the Eastern Section of the Court of Criminal Appeals after the Honorable Norma McGee Ogle...
January 24, 2022
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments is now accepting applications for the Court of Appeals vacancy created by the decision of the Honorable Richard H. Dinkins not to file a declaration...
January 24, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court has four cases set for its January 26, 2022 docket. The cases will be heard using livestream video conferencing and will be livestreamed to the TNCourts YouTube page:...
January 20, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that the Tennessee Health Care Liability Act applies to a lawsuit based on theories of medical battery and intentional misrepresentation against health care...
January 13, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court today dismissed a claim against the State of Tennessee by a Florida resident whose husband was injured in a car crash with a Tennessee Department of Transportation truck....
January 12, 2022
Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the appointment of Sarah K. Campbell to the Tennessee Supreme Court and Judge John W. Campbell, Sr. to the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, Western...
January 6, 2022
The Jackson, Nashville, and Knoxville Supreme Court Buildings will both be closed on Thursday, January 6, 2022, due to inclement weather conditions. Governor Bill Lee has also closed state office...
January 6, 2022
The Jackson, Nashville, and Knoxville Supreme Court Buildings will be closed on Friday, January 7, 2022, due to inclement weather conditions. Governor Bill Lee has also closed state office buildings...
January 4, 2022
The Knoxville Bar Association (KBA) awarded Carlos Yunsan, law clerk to Court of Appeals Judge Kristi Davis, the 2021 KBA Presidents’ Award at its Annual Meeting on Friday, December 10, 2021.The KBA...