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Email, Social Media, Texts, and Video: How to Find and Use Electronic Evidence to Win Your Case

Thursday, April 20

2:00 p.m. Central / 3:00 p.m. Eastern

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn the latest electronic evidence techniques for Tennessee and Alabama attorneys.

 

Trust Instead of A Will? The Crucial Client Counsel Update for Tennessee Attorneys

Tuesday, April 25

2:00 p.m. Central / 3:00 p.m. Eastern

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn the latest Tennessee estate planning issues and challenges related to trusts.

 

Medicare Secondary Payer Act: What Attorneys Must Know

Thursday, April 27

2:00 p.m. Central / 3:00 p.m. Eastern

90 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn the latest Medicare Secondary Payer case management solutions for Tennessee and Alabama attorneys.

 

2017 Tennessee Child Support Update: New Cases, Rules and Definitions of Underemployment

Thursday, May 4

10:00 a.m. Central / 11:00 a.m. Eastern

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn the latest Tennessee child support issues and challenges, to better serve your clients.

 

Judgment Enforcement and Contempt Proceedings in Tennessee Family Law Cases

Thursday, May 4

2:00 p.m. Central / 3:00 p.m. Eastern

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn how to make effective use of judgment enforcement and contempt proceedings in family law cases.

 

2017 Tennessee Alimony Update: New Scenarios, Combinations, and Awards

Thursday, May 18

2:00 p.m. Central / 3:00 p.m. Eastern

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn how the latest Tennessee alimony awards and decisions change how you counsel clients.

 

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Tennessee sues federal government over refugees

Tennessee became the first state in the nation  to sue the federal government over refugee resettlement on the grounds of the 10th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of several state lawmakers Monday morning in the western district of Tennessee, alleges that the federal government has violated the 10th Amendment, which says the federal government possesses only the powers delegated to it by the U.S. Constitution and that all other powers are reserved for the states.

Davidson County Chancery Court Launches Electronic Case Filing

Electronic case filing is now available in Davidson County Chancery Court. Attorneys started e-filing soon after the soft launch of the Court’s e-filing system on March 1, 2017. “On behalf of the Chancellors of the Twentieth Judicial District, we are excited to offer e-filing, and expect it to be a valuable resource,” said Chancery Court Clerk and Master Maria Salas.

Jury Secrecy Doesn't Apply if Bias Taints Deliberations, Justices Rule

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that courts must make an exception to the usual rule that jury deliberations are secret when evidence emerges that those discussions were marred by racial or ethnic bias. “Racial bias implicates unique historical, constitutional and institutional concerns,” Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote for the majority in the 5-to-3 decision.

Justice Department: Federal review of MPD back in the works

The U.S. Department of Justice said on the morning of  March 3 it was ending its federal review of the Memphis Police Department, but by the afternoon the federal agency reversed its stance , saying  the review is now back on track.

Senate committee OKs Beavers' resolution on attorney general election

 A resolution that would allow Tennessee voters to decide if they want to popularly elect the state’s attorney general is headed to the Senate floor for a final vote after the Senate Judiciary Committee approved it.

Tennessee AG: Abortion bill 'constitutionally suspect'

The Tennessee Attorney General has said the core of abortion-related legislation before the General Assembly is "constitutionally suspect," though some aspects of the bill are defensible. In a new opinion, state Attorney General Hebert Slatery said "the proposed prohibition on abortion, absent a medical emergency, after the detection of a fetal heartbeat and before viability of the fetus, is constitutionally suspect."

Haslam legislative package filed

On Febuary 7, Gov. Bill Haslam pushed his plans for an increase in the state's gas and diesel taxes at the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, just a few hours before the actual legislation was filed. But the bill filed for the IMPROVE Act, which includes the gas tax, is still just a caption bill, meaning the exact specifics of the legislation are still unknown.