334 ABA Journal Tennessee articles.
Judicial nominee rated ‘not qualified’ wins confirmation
Judicial nominee Sarah Pitlyk was confirmed Wednesday to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri despite a “not qualified” rating…
Dec 5, 2019 4:56 PM CST
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Fan sues Madonna for pushing back start time of her concert
A Florida man who spent more than $1,000 on three tickets to see singer Madonna in concert at her…
Nov 12, 2019 3:20 PM CST
States remain split on whether a prosecutor’s ethical duties for disclosures in a criminal case should extend beyond their constitutional obligations set by the U.S. Supreme Court. Most recently, the Tennessee Supreme Court vacated a formal ethics opinion that determined a prosecutor’s ethical duties were more expansive than those required under the Supreme Court’s decision in Brady v. Maryland in 1963.
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Actress Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison for college admissions scandal
Actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for her involvement in the college admissions…
Sep 13, 2019 4:51 PM CDT
A Tennessee lawyer has been suspended for a courtroom confrontation in which he threatened to pursue a judge’s citizen’s arrest and later criticized the judge on social media and in…
Aug 8, 2019 2:48 PM CDT
A 23-year-old Tennessee man pleaded guilty Tuesday for holding himself out as a lawyer from an elite law school and collecting fees from would-be clients.
John Lambert, whose fake attorney…
Aug 7, 2019 1:23 PM CDT
The Tennessee Supreme Court has disbarred a Knoxville lawyer for alleged false and exaggerated time entries when he submitted a request for more than $103,000 in legal fees for the…
Jul 8, 2019 3:52 PM CDT
In the past three years, seven law schools announced plans to partner, gift or sell themselves to universities—all but begging the question: Why would anyone want them?
Jul 1, 2019 12:15 AM CDT
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A Tennessee district attorney is under fire after saying he won’t use domestic violence laws to protect people in same-sex marriages and making anti-Muslim comments.
More than 200 Nashville, Tennessee,…
Jun 5, 2019 4:10 PM CDT
A criminal court judge in Memphis has said he can be fair and impartial in court despite sharing anti-immigrant articles on Facebook, including an article by a Holocaust denier that…
May 1, 2019 3:45 PM CDT
A Tennessee man was charged Tuesday for allegedly creating a fake website for a six-lawyer New York City law firm, so he could dupe people into paying him for legal…
Apr 18, 2019 3:56 PM CDT