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Oral Argument Dockets

Upcoming oral arguments for the appellate courts.

Wednesday, August 7

August 7, 2024 - 09:00am
Court of Appeals
Middle Section
August 7, 2024 - 09:00am
Court of Appeals
Middle Section
August 7, 2024 - 09:00am
Court of Appeals
Middle Section
August 7, 2024 - 01:00pm
Court of Appeals
Middle Section
August 7, 2024 - 01:00pm
Court of Appeals
Middle Section

Tuesday, August 13

August 13, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Middle Section
August 13, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Middle Section
August 13, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Middle Section

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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

Feature Stories

First Female Trial Judge in Tennessee Honored
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National Judicial College Recognizes Tennessee Senior Judge Don Ash
Courtesy of: The National Judicial College After 22 years of teaching judges, Tennessee Senior Judge Don Ash will retire as a regular faculty member at the National Judicial College. Judge Ash has ...