News

June 6, 2019
The Advisory Task Force on Composition of Judicial Districts will hold a public hearing in Murfreesboro on Wednesday, June 12 to receive comments from those interested in sharing their thoughts on...
May 29, 2019
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider five applicants when it meets on Tuesday, June 25 to select nominees for the chancery court judge vacancy in the 24th judicial district, which covers...
May 28, 2019
Former Chancellor Tom E. Gray, age 77, of Hendersonville, passed away peacefully, on Sunday, May 26, 2019. He served as a chancellor in the 18th Judicial District, representing Sumner County, for...
May 21, 2019
The Trial Vacancy Commission met today, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, to consider four candidates for the 13th Judicial District Criminal Court vacancy which covers Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Overton,...
May 16, 2019
The Honorable James B. “Buddy” Scott, Jr., age 83, of Oak Ridge passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Judge Scott became the Anderson County Circuit and Criminal Court Judge in 1978 and was reelected...
May 16, 2019
The Advisory Task Force on Composition of Judicial Districts will hold a public hearing in Harriman on Monday, May 20 to receive comments from those interested in sharing their thoughts on judicial...
May 14, 2019
The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Chancery Court Judge in the 24th Judicial District, which covers Benton, Carroll, Decatur, Hardin, and Henry Counties. This vacancy...
May 8, 2019
The Nashville Bar Association recently bestowed one of its top honors on 20th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Joe P. Binkley Jr. at its recent 2019 Law Day luncheon in Nashville.At the luncheon...
May 3, 2019
When Assistant Public Defender Mary Kathryn Harcombe wants to illustrate the importance of court interpretation in the legal system, she offers a thought experiment. Imagine you are in a non-English-...
April 26, 2019
Over the past year, Tennessee has welcomed  ten new state judges to the bench. At the first Tennessee Judicial Conference of 2019, they attended a special training called the Mini-Judicial...