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November 16, 2016
The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that the Drug-Free School Zone Act does not apply when a defendant is convicted of facilitating the sale of drugs in a school zone.In 2008, police raided a house...
November 8, 2016
The Tennessee Supreme Court admitted new attorneys to the bar at a ceremony held Tuesday, November 8 in Nashville at War Memorial Auditorium.  For a list of the successful applicants to the...
November 8, 2016
The Lawyers' Association for Women gathered today at The Music Center in Nashville to welcome new admittees to the Tennessee Bar. Judge Sheila D. Calloway of Davidson County Juvenile Court gave the...
November 7, 2016
Based upon the current language of the applicable statute, the Tennessee Supreme Court has reversed and dismissed the convictions of a Knoxville-area man for especially aggravated sexual exploitation...
November 3, 2016
The Tennessee Supreme Court has recognized a good-faith exception to the exclusionary rule, which means that evidence obtained in violation of a suspect’s constitutional right to be free from...
November 1, 2016
The Tennessee Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in four cases when it meets this week in Jackson.The details of the cases:State of Tennessee v. James Hawkins – This is a Supreme Court review of...
October 31, 2016
The Tennessee Supreme Court has adopted a set of plain-language forms and instructions for use in uncontested divorces between parties with minor children in an effort to simplify divorce proceedings...
October 29, 2016
The Tennessee Supreme Court will be traveling across the state over the next 10 days to swear in some of Tennessee’s newest attorneys.More than 450 people passed the July 2016 bar exam and hundreds...
October 29, 2016
On Tuesday, October 25, the Tennessee Supreme Court hosted an event at the Belmont College of Law to recognize attorneys in front of their families and colleagues who performed over 50 hours of pro...
October 24, 2016
The Tennessee Supreme Court has determined that a car rented from a national self-insured car rental agency qualifies as an “uninsured motor vehicle” for purposes of an insurance claim filed by a...