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Welcome to the official website for the Tennessee Court System! The site offers a variety of resources, such as searchable appellate court opinions, an interactive map of judicial districts, a calendar of appellate court oral arguments and so much more. We hope this website will provide you with useful information that will help you learn more about the various courts in Tennessee.

Meetings

Public Meetings

10/29/14
Transfer Hearings: 101
Court Improvement Courses & Training
11/05/14
Re-Tooling Mediation Skills for Family Lawyers
Mediation Courses
11/06/14
Avoid Financial Pitfalls in Divorce Cases
Mediation Courses
11/06/14
ADR Commission Quarterly Meeting
Public Meeting Notices
11/07/14
Trial Skills Training - Knox County
Court Improvement Courses & Training

Oral Arguments

Oral Argument Dockets

Upcoming oral arguments for the appellate courts.

Friday, Oct 24

Monday, Oct 27

Opinions

Latest Opinions

October 23, 2014

October 22, 2014

E2014-00393-CCA-R3-CD

October 21, 2014

E2013-02303-COA-R3-PT
W2013-00539-CCA-R3-CD
W2013-01252-CCA-R3-CD
W2013-02313-CCA-R3-PC
M2014-00453-COA-R3-PT

October 20, 2014

October 17, 2014

E2013-01528-COA-R3-CV

October 16, 2014

October 15, 2014

Proposed Rules

Proposed Rules

The Supreme Court proposes changes to court system rules and solicits feedback from the bench, bar and public. Below are current proposals and comment deadlines.

Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments - Amendments to TN Rules of Procedure & Evidence
Date Filed: 09/16/14
Comment Deadline: 11/26/14
Rule 7: Licensing of Attorneys.
Supreme Court Order Amending Supreme Court Rule 7, Article VI with Appendix - Effective 5/15/2014
Date Filed: 05/15/14
Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments - SCT R8, RPC 7.3(b)(3) - ADM2014-1954
Date Filed: 10/09/14
Comment Deadline: 11/10/14
Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments - SCT R8, RPC 3.5(c) - ADM2014-01440 - Order Soliciting Comments 10-10-2014
Date Filed: 10/10/14
Comment Deadline: 12/12/14
Rule 9: Disciplinary Enforcement.
Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 9 - Filed May 27, 2014
Date Filed: 05/27/14
Rule 12: First - Degree Murder Trial Reports and Appeals in Capital Cases.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendments to Rule 12 Section 4(A) and Section 4(E)
Date Filed: 10/22/14
Comment Deadline: 01/22/15
Rule 13: Appointment, Qualifications, and Compensation of Counsel for Indigent Defendants.
Supreme Court Order Amending Rule 13 Extending Pilot Program - Effective 7/9/2014
Date Filed: 07/09/14
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments on Proposed Amendments to Supreme Court Rule 21 with Appendix
Date Filed: 11/18/13
Comment Deadline: 05/21/14
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comment on Proposed Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 21, Sections 1.01 and 10 and Supreme Court Rule 8, RPC 7.4(d) with Appendix
Date Filed: 01/22/14
Comment Deadline: 05/21/14
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.
Supreme Court Order Extending Comment Period for Proposed Amendments to Supreme Court Rule 21 - Effective 3/5/2014
Date Filed: 03/05/14