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November 24, 2020
At the end of the month, 30th Judicial District Chancellor Walter L. Evans will retire after 22 years serving the people of Shelby County in Chancery Court.The retirement caps off a long and...
November 12, 2020
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today, Thursday, November 12, to consider five candidates for the 16th judicial district circuit court vacancy. The 16th judicial district covers...
November 10, 2020
Waymon Frederic “Fred” Axley, who served as a criminal court judge in the 30th judicial district for 25 years, entered his eternal home on Friday, November 6, 2020 at his home. A memorial service...
October 29, 2020
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today, Thursday, October 29, to consider eight candidates for the 6th judicial district chancery court vacancy. The 6th judicial district covers Knox...
October 28, 2020
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission met today, Wednesday, October 28, to consider five candidates for the 6th judicial district circuit court vacancy. The 6th judicial district covers Knox County....
October 22, 2020
The Tennessee Judicial Conference held its October meeting in a new place this year: online. It is the first TJC conference held since early March, just before the pandemic took hold. The June...
October 19, 2020
Litigation related to the COVID-19 pandemic is the subject of a recent article penned by 3rd Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Thomas J. Wright and his summer clerk, S. Cole Wheeler. “Pandemic...
October 15, 2020
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider five applicants for the circuit court judge vacancy in the 16th judicial district, which includes Rutherford and Cannon counties. This vacancy was...
October 13, 2020
A select group of judges from across the state and court system are immersed in a new innovative training and education regimen focusing on opioid addiction. Looking to better address addiction in...
October 8, 2020
Like other recovery courts throughout the state and country, Tennessee’s 10th Judicial Recovery Court had to adapt some of its services and procedures to life during the COVID-19 pandemic.Some of the...