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March 3, 2022
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments met today to consider seven applicants for the two imminent vacancies on the Court of Criminal Appeals Eastern Section. After holding a public hearing...
March 1, 2022
First female prosecuting attorney in the 22nd judicial district, first female circuit court judge in the 22nd judicial district, and first female president of the Maury County Bar Association. Judge...
February 28, 2022
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will consider five applicants when it meets to select nominees for the imminent vacancy on the Middle Section of the Court of Appeals after the...
February 23, 2022
May 4 started as a typical day for Judge Cheryl Blackburn, Criminal Court, Division III, 20th Judicial District. She finished a sentencing hearing and was about to head back to her office when she...
February 22, 2022
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Sharon G. Lee has collected a dozen World War II Prisoner of War (POW) stories. On February 15, she shared the stories of five POWs, including her father’s story, with...
February 21, 2022
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will consider seven applicants when it meets to select nominees for two imminent vacancies on the Eastern Section of the Court of Criminal Appeals...
February 18, 2022
The Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education will send all 2021 annual report compliance statements via email by February 28 and now provides an online portal for attorney completion of...
February 17, 2022
The Debt Relief Clinic was named the 2022 recipient of the Louis M. Brown Award for Legal Access for its commitment to increasing legal services to low-income Tennesseans and reaching that goal...
February 17, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court has two cases set for its February 24, 2022 docket. Both cases were argued before the Court in 2021 prior to the vacancy created by the passing of Justice Cornelia A....
February 15, 2022
Court of Criminal Appeals Judges John Everett Williams, Tim Easter and Jill Ayers heard oral arguments for three cases inside Lipscomb University’s Collins Alumni Auditorium on February 9.“We like to...
February 14, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court appointed four new members to serve on the Access to Justice Commission, effective April 1, 2022.  They include Sara E. Barnett, Adolpho A. Birch, III, Lindsay...
February 11, 2022
The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge will welcome Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Sharon G. Lee to speak at Lunch With the League on Tuesday, Feb. 15, from noon to 1 p.m. EST.  Justice Lee is...
February 10, 2022
Sarah Keeton Campbell is officially the newest justice on the Tennessee Supreme Court. Justice Campbell was confirmed today during a joint session of the Tennessee General Assembly, the final step in...
February 10, 2022
Judge John W. Campbell was confirmed by the General Assembly today as the newest member of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals – Western Section.  Judge Campbell was appointed by Governor...
February 2, 2022
“Do you think there should be an age limit for judges?” “Do you think the constitution is outdated?”  “If you view a law as amoral, why do you uphold it versus go against it?” A group of 20...
February 1, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission partnered with Her Song, Tim Tebow Foundation, on January 31 for an in-person and virtual education event featuring testimony from a human...
January 31, 2022
The Tennessee judiciary is mourning the loss of retired Judge Russell Lee Moore, Jr., who passed away on January 28, 2022, at the age of 76.  Judge Moore served as a circuit court judge in the...
January 31, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court today announced that Michele Wojciechowski will begin on January 31, 2022, as the new Executive Director of the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education. Former...
January 28, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court today announced the retirement of Judy Bond-McKissack as Executive Director of the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education. Ms. Bond-McKissack has served in...
January 28, 2022
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments today filed amended notices for the imminent vacancies in the Court of Appeals Middle Section and Court of Criminal Appeals Eastern Section.The...
January 27, 2022
Human Trafficking is prevalent in Tennessee and across the country, yet it is still largely misunderstood. The Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission is working to change that by...
January 25, 2022
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments is now accepting applications for two imminent vacancies on the Eastern Section of the Court of Criminal Appeals after the Honorable Norma McGee Ogle...
January 24, 2022
The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments is now accepting applications for the Court of Appeals vacancy created by the decision of the Honorable Richard H. Dinkins not to file a declaration...
January 24, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court has four cases set for its January 26, 2022 docket. The cases will be heard using livestream video conferencing and will be livestreamed to the TNCourts YouTube page:...
January 20, 2022
The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that the Tennessee Health Care Liability Act applies to a lawsuit based on theories of medical battery and intentional misrepresentation against health care...