Press Releases

December 12, 2022

The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will consider five candidates when it meets to select nominees for the Tennessee Supreme Court vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Sharon G. Lee, effective August 31, 2023.

The applicants are:



December 9, 2022

The Tennessee Supreme Court today upheld partial consecutive sentencing that was imposed by a trial court after it had found that a defendant’s record of criminal activity was extensive.  In upholding the sentence, the Court clarified the principles for determining whether an offender has an…



December 8, 2022

The Rutherford & Cannon County Bar Association held a portrait unveiling on December 6 for long-time Rutherford County General Sessions Judge David Loughry. Judge Loughry served the county for 24 years, from 1990-2014.

Several of Judge Loughry’s colleagues attended the ceremony to…