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Gain CLE and learn how to leverage the Special Immigrant Juveniles Status program to assist clients facing deportation.

 

Business Divorce Update: Best Practices for Effective Client Counsel

Wednesday, June 14

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Gain CLE and learn how to help clients unwind business relationships in a way to achieves the best possible outcome.

 

Intellectual Property Laws in Business Transactions: Key Considerations for Attorneys

Thursday, June 15

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

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn the latest intellectual property issues of concern to Tennessee and Alabama attorneys.

 

Key Elements of Wills in Tennessee

Thursday, June 15

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

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Gain CLE and learn the latest will-drafting solutions of interest to Tennessee attorneys.

 

Injury Damages in Tennessee: What's the Extent -- and How to Prove it

Thursday, June 22

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

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Earn CLE and learn how to calculate injury damages in Tennessee.

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Number of freed Tennessee inmates returning to prison high but has improved

Nearly 1 out of 2 people released from prison will return within three years, according to the latest data released by the Tennessee Department of Correction on Thursday. TDOC lauded the fact that over six years, the recidivism rate went down by 3.4 percentage points, saying in a statement that the numbers show "Tennessee is moving in the right direction."

Neil Gorsuch Sworn In as Supreme Court Justice

Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as the next Supreme Court Justice on April 10 — an ascension to the high court bench that President Donald Trump touted as one of his first major domestic successes.

Bill setting deadline for Tennessee parole cases heads to governor

A measure that sets a deadline for the Board of Parole to reconsider cases when a person has returned to prison after criminal charges have been dismissed is headed to Gov. Bill Haslam's desk. The House voted 96-0 in favor of the bill on April 10. The measure was proposed after The Tennessean reported on Robert E. Polk, who was imprisoned for a year after his case was dismissed.

Bill Haslam signs repeal of new Nashville, Memphis marijuana laws

Nashville and Memphis received great fanfare last fall from criminal justice advocates for passing local ordinances that gave police the power to reduce penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana. But now it's over after just seven months.

Nashville Judge Casey Moreland resigns amid federal corruption charges

Facing a crescendo of calls for his departure and an ongoing FBI corruption probe, Nashville General Sessions Judge Casey Moreland will resign.

Federal court getting creative as vacancies mount

When Kevin Sharp, the chief federal judge in the Middle District of Tennessee, steps down this month, the two remaining district court judges — Aleta Trauger and Waverly Crenshaw — will see their dockets climb north of 1,000 cases each. The court is turning to federal judges from Detroit and elsewhere, as well as its own magistrate judges, to pick up some slack until two new judges can be appointed by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

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.