Public Meetings

Oral Argument Dockets

Upcoming oral arguments for the appellate courts.

Tuesday, February 27

February 27, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 01:30pm
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 01:30pm
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 01:30pm
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 27, 2024 - 01:30pm
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section

Wednesday, February 28

February 28, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section
February 28, 2024 - 09:30am
Court of Criminal Appeals
Eastern Section

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 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.
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 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 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 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
Rule 30: Media Guidelines.
Comments to Proposed Amendment SCT Rule 30 ADM2015-00451
Date Filed: 03/13/15
Comment Deadline: 08/14/15
Rule 30: Form of Briefs and Other Papers.
Rules 30 & 31 - Proposed Amendment to Tennessee Rules of Appellate Procedure- ADM2023-01208
Date Filed: 01/11/23
Comment Deadline:
Rule 31: Alternative Dispute Resolution - Mediation.
Rule 31: Supreme Court's order Reappointing Lori Thomas Reid and J. Marcus Rudolph to another three-year term, beginning January 10, 2023, and expiring January 9, 2026 - ADM2022-00001
Date Filed: 11/17/22
Comment Deadline:

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