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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

04/30/14
Introduction to SIJS and Immigration Issues Involving Youth
Court Improvement Courses & Training
05/02/14
Foster Care Review Board Training - Sumner County
Court Improvement Courses & Training
05/05/14
Back to the Basics: A Review of "How to Win Friends and Influence People"
Mediation Courses
05/16/14
Trial Skills Training - Hamilton County
Court Improvement Courses & Training
05/16/14
Tennessee Board of Court Reporting Meeting
Public Meeting Notices

Oral Arguments

Oral Argument Dockets

Upcoming oral arguments for the appellate courts.

Wednesday, Apr 23

Opinions

Latest 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.

Supreme Court Order Amending Tennessee Rules of Criminal Procedure - Effective 7/1/2014
Date Filed: 12/16/13
Comment Deadline: 11/27/13
Supreme Court Order Amending Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure - Effective 7/1/2014
Date Filed: 12/16/13
Comment Deadline: 11/27/13
Supreme Court Order Amending Tennessee Rules of Appellate Procedure - Effective 7/1/2014
Date Filed: 12/16/13
Comment Deadline: 11/27/13
Supreme Court Order Replacing Appendix for Amendments to Tennessee Rules of Appellate Procedure - Effective 7/1/2014
Date Filed: 03/17/14
Rule 10B: Disqualification or Recusal of a Judge; Filing and Disposition of Motions and Appeal.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments on Proposed Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 10B with Appendix
Date Filed: 04/14/14
Comment Deadline: 06/16/14
Rule 10B: Disqualification or Recusal of a Judge; Filing and Disposition of Motions and Appeal.
Comments on Proposed Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 10B
Date Filed: 04/17/14
Comment Deadline: 06/16/14
Rule 11: Supervision of the Judicial System.
Supreme Court Order Amending Supreme Court Rule 11, Section VI(a)(1) - Effective 7/1/2014
Date Filed: 11/25/13
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments on Proposed Amendments to Supreme Court Rule 21 with Appendix
Date Filed: 11/18/13
Comment Deadline: 05/21/14
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.
Supreme 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
Date Filed: 01/22/14
Comment Deadline: 05/21/14
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.
Supreme Court Order Extending Comment Period for Proposed Amendments to Supreme Court Rule 21 - Effective 3/5/2014
Date Filed: 03/05/14