Tennessee

Criminal Justice

6th Circuit nixes nun’s sabotage conviction over nuclear plant protest

Criminal Justice

Two lawyers are convicted of extortion for arrest threat in bid to collect fee

Business of Law

For the second month in a row, Polsinelli hires a health-care team to open a new office

Constitutional Law

Tennessee halts all scheduled executions

Religious Law

Making the Bible the official book of Tennessee would violate Constitution, state AG says

Trials & Litigation

Hospital filing accuses its former lawyer of blind-copying negotiation opponent on confidential docs

Criminal Justice

Sterilization of defendants in connection with plea deals is unacceptable, says DA

Products Liability

After boy’s death from allergic reaction to cookie, family sues; says store violated labeling laws

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court says magistrate had power to hold former TV judge Joe Brown in contempt and jail him

Business of Law

Butler Snow adds 13 lawyers to rapidly growing Nashville office by acquiring litigation boutique

Criminal Justice

Former college football players guilty of rape; ‘culture excuse’ defense fails

Criminal Justice

Defense blames campus culture in rape trial of college football players

Constitutional Law

Supreme Court agrees to hear same-sex marriage cases

Criminal Justice

Dad and stepmom get 35 years in water-intoxication death of girl, 5

Careers

Meet the oldest student at Nashville School of Law

Constitutional Law

6th Circuit upholds same-sex marriage bans in 4 states; will issue now go to US Supreme Court?

Legal Ethics

Lawyer censured for divorce conduct; prior suit claimed she installed spyware on husband’s computer

Criminal Justice

Lawyer accused of taping sex with underage girl gets probation; plea agreement bars press release

Judiciary

Judge with ‘vacation cancelitis’ had best attendance, county swipe-card records show

Lawyer is charged with tampering with evidence in son’s murder case