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Trump and Immigration: The Essential Attorney Update

Wednesday, August 23

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

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn how the latest immigration law and policy changes affect the client counsel you provide.

 

Proving Damages in Tennessee: How to Present Evidence and Command Jury Attention

Thursday, August 24

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

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn how to more effectively prove damages in light of changing jury realities.

 

Divorce in Tennessee: Essential First Steps for Attorneys

Thursday, August 31

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

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn how to launch your client's divorce proceeding the right way.

 

Helping Clients Market and Collect Via Telephone: TCPA Update for Attorneys

Thursday, September 7

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

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and help clients manage business functions while staying compliant with the TPCA.

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Area immigration attorneys fear more clients targeted

Some immigration lawyers have noticed a new vulnerable target: Those actively applying for residency status. Terry Olsen, an attorney in Chattanooga, said some clients have received notice of removal proceedings from Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents this summer, even as they were applying for protection.

Feds: 'No further investigation' in shooting of Jocques Clemmons

Federal civil rights authorities have ended their probe of a deadly Nashville police shooting, saying no further action is necessary. The federal government was conducting a review of the Feb. 10 shooting of 31-year-old Jocques Clemmons in East Nashville. On August 4, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Nashville announced that review was over.

Appeals court sides with man seeking Sumner schools records

A Tennessee appeals court has weighed in on a battle over public records waged against the Sumner County School District, siding with a Joelton man who sought records but was initially denied.  Three judges of the Tennessee Court of Appeals said in a unanimous opinion that the district was wrong to deny Ken Jakes' public records request on the basis it was not made in person nor via mail.

Judiciary Remembers Judge Keith Siskin

Chief Justice Jeff Bivins, Tennessee Supreme Court, statement on the passing of Judge Keith Siskin, Circuit Court Judge of the 16th Judicial District for Cannon and Rutherford Counties: Our entire judicial family is saddened by the loss of our friend and colleague Keith Siskin. Judge Siskin was a dedicated public servant and an outstanding trial judge.  He was a highly respected member of the legal community, and we are proud of his judicial service as a magistrate in Rutherford County Juvenile Court and as a Circuit Court Judge for the 16th Judicial District.  We extend our heartfelt sympathies to his family.

'Natural meaning' lawsuit dismissed, but plaintiffs claim victory for gay rights

Despite the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging a new Tennessee law defining terms by their 'natural meaning,' the plaintiffs in the case are declaring victory. In an order issued late Friday, Davidson County Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle declared that same-sex couples in Tennessee have the same rights as heterosexual couples when it comes to artificial insemination.

Memphis gun violence is the target of new 'Fed Up' campaign

Hours after an off-duty Shelby County sheriff's deputy was wounded on July 24 in Downtown Memphis, local law enforcement officials and prosecutors announced they will seek maximum sentences for gun violence as part of a new "Fed Up" campaign.The Fed Up campaign is a three-pronged attack on gun crime, focusing on advertising, aggressive investigations, and prosecutions seeking maximum sentences.

Digital system allows Hamilton County residents to review court files from home

Hamilton County residents no longer have to go to certain courts to learn what happens inside them. Since July 17, they can view digitized information related to thousands of Circuit and General Sessions Court cases for free at TennesseeCaseFinder.com. "It's really going to be a benefit, not just to the legal profession and our judges," said Circuit Court Clerk Larry Henry, "but also the general public, investigative agencies, title companies and collections services, who can go right to it.