Public Meetings

Oral Argument Dockets

Upcoming oral arguments for the appellate courts.

Tuesday, February 27

February 27, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 01:30pm
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 01:30pm
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 01:30pm
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 01:30pm
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section

Wednesday, February 28

February 28, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 28, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section

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 5.02: Supreme Court's order soliciting written comments to proposed amendments of Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure and Tennessee Rules of Criminal Procedure ADM2022-01198
Date Filed: 08/31/22
Comment Deadline: 12/02/22

Rule 5.02: Comments to Proposed Amendments to Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure and Tennessee Rules of Criminal Procedure ADM2022-01198
Date Filed: 11/18/22
Comment Deadline: 12/02/22
Rule 6: Admission of Attorneys.
Comments to Proposed Amendment of SCT Rule 6- ADM2018-00713
Date Filed: 04/19/18
Comment Deadline: 06/18/18
Rule 6: Admission of Attorneys.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendment of SCT Rule 6- ADM2018-00713
Date Filed: 04/19/18
Comment Deadline: 06/18/18
Rule 6: Admission of Attorneys.
Supreme Court Order Extending Comment Period to Proposed Amendment of SCT Rule 6- ADM2018-00713 to July 18, 2018
Date Filed: 05/30/18
Comment Deadline: 07/18/18
Rule 6: Admission of Attorneys.
Supreme Court Order Regarding Proposed Amendment of SCT Rule 6- ADM2018-00713
Date Filed: 09/07/18
Comment Deadline: 06/18/18
Rule 7: Licensing of Attorneys.
Comments to Proposed Amendments to SCT Rule 7, Section 5.01(c)(1) ADM2022-00522
Date Filed: 05/24/22
Comment Deadline: 08/12/22
Rule 7: Licensing of Attorneys.
SCT Order Granting BLE Response to be filed on or before August 19, 2022 - SCT Rule 7, Section 5.01(c)(1) ADM2022-00522
Date Filed: 06/14/22
Comment Deadline: 08/19/22
Rule 7: Licensing of Attorneys.
SCT Order Granting The Network of Enlightened Women comments to be filed on or before August 12, 2022 - SCT Rule 7, Section 5.01(c)(1) ADM2022-00522
Date Filed: 07/06/22
Comment Deadline: 08/12/22
Rule 7: Licensing of Attorneys.
Comments to Proposed Amendment of SCT Rules 6 & 7 - ADM2022-01449
Date Filed: 01/18/23
Comment Deadline: 01/20/23

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