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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.

Oral Arguments

Oral Argument Dockets

Upcoming oral arguments for the appellate courts.

Thursday, Dec 18

Tuesday, Jan 6

Thursday, Jan 8

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Rule 4: Publication of Opinions — Not for Citation Designation — Precedential Value and Citation of Unpublished Opinions.
Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendment to SCT Rule 4(H)(1) and (2)
Date Filed: 10/28/14
Comment Deadline: 12/31/14
Rule 4: Publication of Opinions — Not for Citation Designation — Precedential Value and Citation of Unpublished Opinions.
Comments on Proposed Amendment to SCT Rule 4(H)(1) and (2)
Date Filed: 12/15/14
Comment Deadline: 12/31/14
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 8: Rules of Professional Conduct.
Comments on Proposed Amendments to SCT R8, RPC 7.3(b)(3) - ADM2014-1954
Date Filed: 10/29/14
Comment Deadline: 11/10/14
Rule 9: Disciplinary Enforcement.
Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 9 - Filed May 27, 2014
Date Filed: 05/27/14
Rule 9: Disciplinary Enforcement.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendment of Rule 9, Section 10.10 and Section 10.02
Date Filed: 12/02/14
Comment Deadline: 02/02/15
Rule 9: Disciplinary Enforcement.
Comments on Proposed Amendment of Supreme Court Rule 9, Section 10.10 and Section 10.02
Date Filed: 12/11/14
Comment Deadline: 02/02/15