September 15, 1999
Volume 5 -- Number 125

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This Issue (IN THIS ORDER):
 
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court Workers' Compensation Panel
02 New Document(s) or Proposed Rule(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
02 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Appeals
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
01 New Judicial Ethics Opinion(s)
00 New Formal Ethics Opinion(s) from the Board of Professional Responsibility
 

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SUPREME COURT OF TENNESSEE
STATE LIST FOR PERMISSION TO APPEAL

Court:TSC - Rules

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_Rules/CERTLIST_913.WP6



IN RE: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO SUPREME COURT RULE 7, SECTIONS 2.03, 2.05, 2.07 AND 12.11 Court:TSC - Rules http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_Rules/rul799_amd.WP6
JUDICIAL ETHICS COMMITTEE OPINION NO. 99-5 With CONCURRING OPINION Court:TSC - Rules Attorneys: Judge: PEETE First Paragraph: We have been asked to render an ethics opinion regarding the Code of Judicial Ethics, specifically, (1) whether Judges and clerks may participate in a charity golf tournament sponsored by the Tennessee Judicial Foundation by playing on teams and sponsoring holes and/or tees, (2) whether members of bar association groups may be involved in hole and/or tee sponsorship and (3) whether it would be appropriate for the Foundation to seek participation from legal publishers or other suppliers by way of either fielding teams for the golf outing or participating in hole and/or tee sponsorship and whether such organizations could underwrite the financing of this tournament. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_Rules/99-5_opn.WP6 CONCURRING OPINION: http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_Rules/99-5c_con.WP6
MICHAEL PHILLIPS VS. MORRILL ELECTRIC, INC. Court:TCA Attorneys: TONY SEATON and LEE HERRIN, LAW OFFICES OF TONY SEATON, Johnson City, for Plaintiff-Appellant. WILLIAM C. BOVENDER and STEPHEN M. DARDEN, HUNTER, SMITH & DAVIS, LLP, Johnson City, for Defendant-Appellee. Judge:FRANKS First Paragraph: In this action for breach of employment contract, the defendant- employer was granted summary judgment by the Trial Court, and plaintiff-employee has appealed. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/Phillpsm_opn.WP6
STATE OF TENNESSEE, DEPT. OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES VS. LEON WILKERSON Court:TCA Attorneys: PAUL G. SUMMERS, Attorney General and Reporter, and ELIZABETH C. DRIVER, Assistant Attorney General, Nashville, for Petitioner- Appellee. JAY KU, Chattanooga, for Respondent-Appellant. Judge: FRANKS First Paragraph: This is an appeal from the Trial Court's terminating any parental rights of Leon Wilkerson to Kubra Satterfield. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/Stvwilke_opn.WP6

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