Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Proposed Rules & Amendments

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09/16/14Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments - Amendments to TN Rules of Procedure & Evidence
Supreme Court
Rule 4: Publication of Opinions — Not for Citation Designation — Precedential Value and Citation of Unpublished Opinions. 10/28/14Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendment to SCT Rule 4(H)(1) and (2)
Rule 4: Publication of Opinions — Not for Citation Designation — Precedential Value and Citation of Unpublished Opinions. 11/03/14Comments on Proposed Amendment to SCT Rule 4(H)(1) and (2) - ADMIN2014-02118
Rule 7: Licensing of Attorneys. 05/15/14Supreme Court Order Amending Supreme Court Rule 7, Article VI with Appendix - Effective 5/15/2014
Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct. 10/09/14Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments - SCT R8, RPC 7.3(b)(3) - ADM2014-1954
Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct. 10/10/14Comments on Proposed Amendments to SCT R8, RPC 3.5(c) - ADM2014-01440
Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct. 10/10/14Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments - SCT R8, RPC 3.5(c) - ADM2014-01440 - Order Soliciting Comments 10-10-2014
Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct. 10/29/14Comments on Proposed Amendments to SCT R8, RPC 7.3(b)(3) - ADM2014-1954
Rule 9: Disciplinary Enforcement. 05/27/14Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 9 - Filed May 27, 2014
Rule 12: First - Degree Murder Trial Reports and Appeals in Capital Cases. 10/22/14Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendments to Rule 12 Section 4(A) and Section 4(E)
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. 01/22/14Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comment on Proposed Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 21, Sections 1.01 and 10 and Supreme Court Rule 8, RPC 7.4(d) with Appendix
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. 03/05/14Supreme Court Order Extending Comment Period for Proposed Amendments to Supreme Court Rule 21 - Effective 3/5/2014
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. 05/06/14Comments on Proposed Amendments to Supreme Court Rule 21
Rule 31: Alternative Dispute Resolution. 01/15/14Comments on Proposed Amendments to Supreme Court Rule 31