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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

11/20/14
Tax Issues in Divorce
Mediation Courses
11/21/14
Tennessee Board of Court Reporting Meeting
Public Meeting Notices
12/04/14
Avoid Financial Pitfalls in Divorce Cases
Mediation Courses
12/05/14
The Ethics of Scribing
Mediation Courses
12/09/14
Victim-Offender Mediation: Who Participates and Why?
Mediation Courses

Oral Arguments

Oral Argument Dockets

Upcoming oral arguments for the appellate courts.

Thursday, Nov 20

Opinions

Latest Opinions

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Rule 4: Publication of Opinions — Not for Citation Designation — Precedential Value and Citation of Unpublished Opinions.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 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 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