Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Proposed Rules & Amendments

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08/30/16Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments ADMIN2016-01777 In re Amendments to the Tennessee Rules of Procedure & Evidence
08/30/16Comments to Supreme Court Order ADMIN2016-01777 In re Amendments to the Tennessee Rules of Procedure & Evidence
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Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct. 06/23/16Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments - SCT Rule 8, RPC 8.3(c) & Rule 10, RJC 2.15 & RJC 2.16(A) - ADMIN2016-1250
Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct. 06/23/16Comments to Supreme Court - Rule 8, RPC 8.3(c) & Rule 10, RJC 2.15 & RJC 2.16(A) - ADMIN2016-1250
Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct. 08/18/16Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments - SCT Rule 8 - ADMIN2016-01382
Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct. 08/18/16Comments on Proposed Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 8 - ADMIN2016-01382
Rule 10B: Disqualification or Recusal of a Judge; Filing and Disposition of Motions and Appeal. 06/23/16Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments on Proposed Amendments to SCT Rule 10B - ADMIN2016-01256
Rule 10B: Disqualification or Recusal of a Judge; Filing and Disposition of Motions and Appeal. 06/23/16Comments to Proposed Amendments to SCT Rule 10B - ADMIN2016-01256
Rule 19: Appearance Pro Hac Vice in Proceedings Before Tennessee Agencies and Courts by Lawyers Not Licensed to Practice Law in Tennessee 09/07/16Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments - SCT Rule 19 - ADMIN2016-01842
Rule 19: Appearance Pro Hac Vice in Proceedings Before Tennessee Agencies and Courts by Lawyers Not Licensed to Practice Law in Tennessee 09/07/16Comments to Supreme Court Order - SCT Rule 19 - ADMIN2016-01842
Rule 19: Appearance Pro Hac Vice in Proceedings Before Tennessee Agencies and Courts by Lawyers Not Licensed to Practice Law in Tennessee 10/10/16Order Extending Comments to Supreme Court Order - SCT Rule 19 - ADMIN2016-01842
Rule 52: Forms Approved for Use in Tennessee Courts. 10/31/16Order adopting SCT Rule 52 ADMIN2015-01485 Universally Acceptable and Legally Sufficient Forms and Instructions - Effective January 1, 2017