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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

01/29/20
Avoiding Ethical Problems at Juvenile Court
Court Improvement
04/21/20
ADR Commission Quarterly Meeting
Public Meeting Notices
07/21/20
ADR Commission Quarterly Meeting
Public Meeting Notices
10/15/20
ADR Commission Quarterly Meeting
Public Meeting Notices

Oral Arguments

Oral Argument Dockets

Upcoming oral arguments for the appellate courts.

Tuesday, Jan 28

Wednesday, Jan 29

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.

Rule 9: Disciplinary Enforcement.
Order Amending Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 9, Sections 8, 12 & 30 - ADM2019-01685
Date Filed: 01/23/20
Comment Deadline: 12/17/19
Rule 10: Code of Judicial Conduct.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendment of Rule 10 - ADM2015-01092
Date Filed: 06/15/15
Comment Deadline: 08/14/15
Rule 10: Code of Judicial Conduct.
Comments to Proposed Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 10 ADM2015-01092
Date Filed: 06/15/15
Comment Deadline: 08/14/15
Rule 10: Code of Judicial Conduct.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to the Adoption of SCT Rule 10C - ADM2018-02254
Date Filed: 12/20/18
Comment Deadline: 03/29/19
Rule 10: Code of Judicial Conduct.
Comments to Supreme Court Order for the Adoption of SCT Rule 10C - ADM2018-02254
Date Filed: 12/20/18
Comment Deadline: 03/29/19
Rule 12: First - Degree Murder Trial Reports and Appeals in Capital Cases.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Amend SCT Rule 12, Sections 1 and 2 - ADM2019-01537
Date Filed: 08/28/19
Comment Deadline: 10/28/19
Rule 12: First - Degree Murder Trial Reports and Appeals in Capital Cases.
Comments to Proposed Supreme Court Order to Amend SCT Rule 12, Sections 1 and 2 - ADM2019-01537
Date Filed: 08/28/19
Comment Deadline: 10/28/19
Rule 25: Tennessee Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to SCT Rule 25, Section 5.03 - ADM2019-01434
Date Filed: 08/16/19
Comment Deadline: 09/16/19
Rule 30: Media Guidelines.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendment SCT Rule 30 - ADM2015-00451
Date Filed: 03/13/15
Comment Deadline: 08/14/15
Rule 30: Media Guidelines.
Comments to Proposed Amendment SCT Rule 30 ADM2015-00451
Date Filed: 03/13/15
Comment Deadline: 08/14/15