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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 10: Code of Judicial Conduct.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to the Adoption of SCT Rule 10C - ADM2018-02254
Date Filed: 12/20/18
Comment Deadline: 03/29/19
Rule 10: Code of Judicial Conduct.
Comments to Supreme Court Order for the Adoption of SCT Rule 10C - ADM2018-02254
Date Filed: 12/20/18
Comment Deadline: 03/29/19
Rule 10B: Disqualification or Recusal of a Judge; Filing and Disposition of Motions and Appeal.
Comments to Proposed Amendments to SCT Rule 10B - ADM2022-00355
Date Filed: 03/24/22
Comment Deadline: 05/23/22
Rule 10B: Disqualification or Recusal of a Judge; Filing and Disposition of Motions and Appeal.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendments to SCT Rule 10B - ADM2022-00355
Date Filed: 03/24/22
Comment Deadline: 05/23/22
Rule 10B: Disqualification or Recusal of a Judge; Filing and Disposition of Motions and Appeal.
Supreme Court Order Amending Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 10B - ADM2022-00355
Date Filed: 08/31/22
Comment Deadline:
Rule 13: Rule 13: Appointment, Qualifications, and Compensation of Counsel for Indigent Defendants
Supreme Court ORDER Amending Rule 13: Appointment, Qualifications, and Compensation of Counsel for Indigent Defendants
Date Filed: 07/02/24
Comment Deadline: 05/06/24
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendments of SCT Rule 21 - ADM2020-01728
Date Filed: 01/15/21
Comment Deadline: 05/17/21
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.
Comments to Supreme Court Order to Proposed Amendments of SCT Rule 21 - ADM2020-01728
Date Filed: 01/15/21
Comment Deadline: 05/17/21
Rule 25: Tennessee Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection.
Supreme Court Order Amending Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 25, Section 5.01- ADM2022-01601
Date Filed: 11/17/22
Comment Deadline:
Rule 30: Media Guidelines.
Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendment SCT Rule 30 - ADM2015-00451
Date Filed: 03/13/15
Comment Deadline: 08/14/15

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National Judicial College Recognizes Tennessee Senior Judge Don Ash
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