374 ABA Journal Tennessee articles.
The U.S. Small Business Administration gave an unconstitutional preference to minority- and women-owned restaurants in allocating COVID-19 relief funds, a federal appeals court ruled last week.
Jun 1, 2021 12:30 PM CDT
Transgender employee failed to show discrimination in case against T-Mobile, appeals court says
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans has dismissed claims brought by Elijah Anthony…
May 14, 2021 2:40 PM CDT
Trump-boosting fake lawyer sentenced to prison
A Tennessee man who founded Students for Trump has been sentenced to 13 months in prison for posing as an elite lawyer and taking…
May 13, 2021 4:19 PM CDT
A California lawyer won’t face prison time for lying to a judge about his knowledge of a lawsuit filed against General Motors for clients who were accused of seeking to profit from a fictitious settlement with the automaker.
May 11, 2021 12:36 PM CDT
A Nashville, Tennessee, circuit judge’s divorce records must be turned over to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation amid an investigation into his deposition testimony, a special judge has ruled.
Apr 20, 2021 11:08 AM CDT
In an unusual move, the full 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati will consider the constitutionality of a Tennessee abortion law without an initial ruling by a three-judge panel.
Apr 13, 2021 1:33 PM CDT
A former disciplinary counsel in Tennessee says he was fired for the content of political tweets, rather than his conduct in the job.
Apr 7, 2021 11:31 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday reinstated the murder conviction of a Tennessee death-row inmate accused of killing a motel maid, ruling that a federal appeals court had relied on a “fanciful theory” to grant him a new trial.
Mar 29, 2021 12:36 PM CDT
Because of a Tennessee court fight regarding ‘armed career criminals,’ men who had been released from prison were sent back
Mar 26, 2021 9:19 AM CDT
Garland is confirmed as US attorney general
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Judge Merrick Garland as the next U.S. attorney general by a 70-30 vote. Garland, a judge on…
Mar 10, 2021 2:10 PM CST
A federal judge who sentenced a Clarksville, Tennessee, man to life in prison in a drug trafficking case greeted him in person after then-President Donald Trump commuted the sentence in January.
Feb 4, 2021 12:12 PM CST
A Nashville, Tennessee, lawyer has been suspended for advising a Facebook friend on how she could use the castle doctrine to protect herself if she shot a former boyfriend she had accused of abuse.
Jan 26, 2021 10:57 AM CST
Two more federal judges were confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Thursday, as lawmakers rush to reach a deal on COVID-19 relief and government funding packages. President Donald Trump has now put in place 234 federal judges.
Dec 18, 2020 9:43 AM CST
Ten federal inmates were executed this year as a result of a push by the Department of Justice, putting the total number of federal executions above that of all 50 states combined.
Dec 17, 2020 3:07 PM CST
A disciplinary counsel in Tennessee has resigned after a legal filing alleged that his tweets showed him to be a “proud anti-Muslim bigot.”
Dec 14, 2020 12:25 PM CST
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