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October 22, 2021
When Judge Adrienne Gilliam Fry placed her hand on the family Bible to take the oath as a 19th Judicial District judge, it was being held by a very special person.  “At my swearing in, I...
October 21, 2021
General Sessions Judge Daniel B. Eisenstein was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Fall 2021 General Sessions Conference on October 6. The award, which was presented by Judge Lynda...
October 18, 2021
Judge Jimmy C. Smith, of Obion County, is the 2020 recipient of Leon Ruben Award of Excellence, which he accepted at the Fall 2021 General Sessions Judges Conference. The Leon Ruben Award for...
October 14, 2021
Judges from across the state of Tennessee gathered in Nashville last week for the Fall 2021 General Sessions Judges Conference. After a challenging year of working through the Covid-19 pandemic, the...
October 13, 2021
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will consider five applicants when it meets to select nominees for the Court of Criminal Appeals opening in the Western Section created by the...
October 13, 2021
U.S. District Court Judge Waverly Crenshaw welcomed to Nashville a banquet hall full of female judges from across the United States and far-off corners of the world to the 43rd Annual National...
October 13, 2021
The Tennessee General Sessions Judges Conference (TGSJC) recently elected Hamilton County General Sessions and Mental Health Court Judge Lila Statom as its new president. The TGSJC is comprised of...
October 11, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider two applicants for the circuit court vacancy in the 29th judicial district, which includes Lake and Dyer counties. This vacancy was created by the...
October 8, 2021
Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced two key judicial appointments.“These two qualified Tennesseans will bring valuable experience to their respective roles,” said Governor Lee. “I’m honored...
October 7, 2021
Federal Judge Julia Smith Gibbons of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit today was bestowed the 39th annual Edward J. Devitt Distinguished Service to Justice Award, the highest...
October 5, 2021
The Tennessee Supreme Court has four cases set for its October 6, 2021 docket. Two of the cases will be heard using livestream video conferencing and will be livestreamed to the TNCourt’s YouTube...
October 4, 2021
Family, friends and colleagues gathered at Franklin First United Methodist Church for a funeral service in remembrance of Justice Cornelia A. “Connie” Clark.Justice Clark passed away on September 24...
September 30, 2021
“A community is only as strong as the justice it can provide to its most vulnerable citizens,” is something Justice Cornelia A. Clark often said. She didn’t just say it, she wholeheartedly believed...
September 29, 2021
Governor Bill Lee proclaims September 29, 2021 as a date to honor Justice Cornelia A. Clark and recognize her lifetime of service to the people of Tennessee. Click here to view the proclamation.
September 28, 2021
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Connie Clark, who passed away on September 24 after a short battle with cancer, will lie in state at the Tennessee State Capitol on Wednesday, September 29, from 10 a....
September 28, 2021
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments is now accepting applications for the Court of Criminal Appeals vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Alan E. Glenn, effective July 1,...
September 28, 2021
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 29th Judicial District, which covers Dyer and Lake counties. This vacancy was created by the retirement...
September 26, 2021
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Connie Clark, who passed away on September 24 after a short battle with cancer, will lie in state at the Tennessee State Capitol on Wednesday, September 29. ...
September 24, 2021
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia A. Clark, whose public service to the judiciary and her community spanned over four decades, passed away overnight, at the age of 71 after a short battle with...
September 22, 2021
A lifetime dream came true for recently appointed Judge Robert Thomas Bateman when he donned a black robe and took the bench for the first time as one of the 19th Judicial District’s newest judges....
September 21, 2021
The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services kicked off its 44th annual Equal Justice University by honoring the Tennessee Supreme Court for its leadership and work in keeping courts open and accessible...
September 15, 2021
Sumner County Youth Empowerment (SCYE) is Tennessee’s first juvenile mental health court. The intensive probation and treatment program, which kicked off in May and welcomed its first case last month...
September 10, 2021
Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee appointed A. Blake Neill to serve as circuit court judge for the 25th Judicial District to fill the Honorable Joe H. Walker III’s vacancy, effective immediately.“...
September 9, 2021
The Tennessee Supreme Court Administrative Office of the Courts, Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission, the Tennessee Department of Human Services, and the Tennessee Housing...
September 7, 2021
The Board of Judicial Conduct has issued a 30-day suspension for Lewis County General Sessions and Juvenile Judge Michael Hinson. Read the Board's Suspension here.