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How to Identify and Resolve Real Property Title Issues in Tennessee

Tuesday, October 17

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

60 Minute Webinar

Learn how to spot and react to title issues when executing real estate transactions in Tennessee.

 

The Tennessee Attorney's Gun Laws Update: Where, When, and How Clients Can Possess Firearms

Thursday, October 19

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

60 Minute Webinar

Learn how to best advise Tennessee clients in gun possession and transport issues.

 

Federal Trade Secrets Act: Your Weapon of Choice in Intellectual Property Cases?

Wednesday, October 25

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

60 Minute Webinar

Learn how to use the Defend Trade Secrets Act to help clients protect valuable assets.

 

Obtaining and Using Cell Phone Records in Tennessee

Thursday, November 2

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

60 Minute Webinar

Earn valuable CLE and learn the best way to acquire and apply cell phone evidence.

 

Deposition Best Practices for Successful Attorneys: How to Prepare, Take, and Defend

Tuesday, November 7

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

60 Minute Webinar

Earn CLE as you learn what to expect, how to prepare, and how to take or defend a deposition.

 

Winning Your Civil Rights Violation Argument: Excessive Force, False Arrest, & Malicious Prosecution

Thursday, November 9

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

60 Minute Webinar

Earn CLE and learn how to pursue Civil Rights Act claims against municipalities in cases of excessive force, false arrest, and malicious prosecution.

 

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Eight-State Regional Judicial Opioid Initiative Receives $1 Million Federal Grant

A first-of-its-kind regional judicial effort by states to combat the opioid epidemic is receiving a $1 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Regional Judicial Opioid Initiative (RJOI) was formed a year ago to explore ways that state leaders within a region devastated by opioid abuse could work more effectively and collaboratively across disciplines to confront this problem.  The goal of the initiative — now recognized a model — seeks to speed up responses by state courts, children’s services and criminal justice and treatment systems within Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.

DCS fights subpoena from Brentwood Academy seeking records on assault allegation

The Tennessee Department of Children's Services is fighting a legal maneuver from Brentwood Academy to obtain all records related to the state investigation into allegations a 12-year-old boy was raped and assaulted by fellow students during the 2014-15 school year at the private Williamson County school.

East TN prosecutors slap Big Pharma with 2nd lawsuit over opioid epidemic

Even as a fight that could lead to a quick end to a new push to sue pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic in Tennessee is brewing, more state prosecutors are jumping into the legal fray. The top prosecutors for five judicial districts encompassing 15 East Tennessee counties are joining their counterparts in three Upper East Tennessee districts in trying to use the legal system to hold the makers of opiate-based prescription drugs financially responsible for the state’s opioid addiction problem.

Cocke County loses jail certification, garners lawsuit over 32-year-old inmate's death

Amanda Lee Hill survived being kidnapped, beaten and her body set afire, but just a month later, she wound up dead in a Cocke County Jail cell. The same Cocke County leaders who, records show, for two years have failed to fix problems in its jail facilities, including proper medical treatment for inmates, are now facing a federal wrongful death lawsuit in Hill’s death. If they lose, taxpayers will foot the bill.

Tennessee Supreme Court Backs Changes to State's Indigent Representation Structure

The Tennessee Supreme Court, acting on recommendations from its Indigent Representation Task Force, is taking action to reform the state’s method for providing legal assistance to individuals who are unable to afford an attorney.

Rutherford County Chancery Court Celebrates New Electronic Filing System

Four years of hard work and planning paid off for the Chancery Court of Rutherford County. With almost 3,000 case filings each year, the need was created for an efficient way for cases to be filed and managed, and electronic filing (e-filing) recently made its debut in the court.

Nearly half of Tennessee residents affected by Equifax breach, AG says

More than 3 million Tennessee residents had personal information stolen through the hacking of credit reporting firm Equifax, leaving them exposed to identity theft and financial loss, according to Attorney General Herbert Slatery's office.