Supreme Court

The Tennessee Supreme Court is the state’s court of last resort. The five Supreme Court justices may accept appeals of civil and criminal cases from lower state courts. They also interpret the laws and constitutions of Tennessee and the United States. The Supreme Court may assume jurisdiction over undecided cases in the Court of Appeals or Court of Criminal Appeals when there is special need for an expedited decision. Read more here.

November 17, 2020
In response to the increased number of COVID-19 cases in the state, the Tennessee Supreme Court issued an Order today designed to protect all of the participants in the judicial system and the public...
November 3, 2020
The Tennessee Supreme Court has six cases set for its November 4–5, 2020 docket. The first five cases will be heard using livestream video conferencing, and the sixth case will be submitted on briefs...
October 27, 2020
The Tennessee Business Court Docket Pilot Project continues to expand and break new ground, providing an invaluable resource to Tennessee’s business community. Today, the Tennessee Supreme Court...
October 23, 2020
The Tennessee Supreme Court issued an order today approving remote administration of the February 2021 Uniform Bar Examination in Tennessee, citing the continuing risk associated with large...
October 6, 2020
In an opinion released today, the Tennessee Supreme Court affirmed a holding of the Court of Appeals that Crouch Railway Consulting, LLC (“Crouch”), a Tennessee company, met its burden of...
October 2, 2020
The Tennessee Supreme Court today suspended the law license of a Morristown attorney for two years. The Court held that the attorney made false representations in a child custody case, exploited a...
October 2, 2020
The Tennessee Supreme Court held in a unanimous decision that under the Post-Conviction Procedure Act of 1995 an appellate court does not have the authority to consider an issue, or raise an issue on...

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