November 10, 1999
Volume 5 -- Number 154

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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
01 New Document(s) or Proposed Rule(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
05 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Appeals
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
00 New Judicial Ethics Opinion(s)
00 New Formal Ethics Opinion(s) from the Board of Professional Responsibility
 

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LESLEY BUFORD VS. TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION, ET AL Court:TCA Attorneys: Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter Michael E. Moore, Solicitor General Elena J. Xoinis, Assistant Attorney General For Appellee, Tennessee Department of Correction Judge: CRAWFORD First Paragraph: This case involves a petition for writ of certiorari filed by a state prisoner. The prisoner challenges a disciplinary proceeding brought against him. The trial court dismissed the suit for failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted. We affirm. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/bufordle.wpd
PAM CLARK and TONYA PILOTE, Individually and as next of kin and best friend of EUNICE BROWN VS. SERVICE CORPORATION INTERNATIONAL and WOODLAWN MEMORIAL PARK, INC. Court:TCA Attorneys: STEVE NORTH MARK NORTH Madison, Tennessee Attorneys for Appellants SCOTT D. CAREY BAKER, DONELSON, BEARMAN & CALDWELL Nashville, Tennessee Attorney for Appellees Judge: HIGHERS First Paragraph: Pam Clark and Tonya Pilote (hereafter collectively referred to as "Plaintiffs") have appealed from an order of the trial court that denied a motion to amend their complaint, and that granted summary judgment to Service Corporation International (hereafter "Service Corp.") and to Woodlawn Memorial Park, Inc. (hereafter "Woodlawn") in this case, which stems from Woodlawn's mistaken burial of another person's remains at a cemetery plot to which their grandmother, Eunice Brown, had possessed interment (burial) rights. Based upon the following, we affirm in part, reverse in part, and remand this case to the trial court for further proceedings consistent with this opinion. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/CLARKPAM.wpd
OPAL BATES CRUMBLEY VS. CECIL EUGENE CRUMBLEY Court:TCA Attorneys: VICKI FREY-FOWLKES RUSSELL L. LEONARD Winchester, Tennessee Attorneys for Appellants PAT M. FRALEY Fayetteville, Tennessee Attorney for Appellee Judge: HIGHERS First Paragraph: In this divorce action, Cecil Eugene Crumbley appeals from the Chancery Court of Franklin County, which entered a final decree of divorce ending the marriage between the parties and dividing all property. Based on the issues before this court, we affirm the decision of the trial court. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/crumbleyob.wpd
CARL EUGENE JORDAN VS. DONAL CAMPBELL, Commissioner Court:TCA Attorneys: CARL E. JORDAN, pro se Nashville, Tennessee PAUL G. SUMMERS Attorney General and Reporter MICHAEL E. MOORE Solicitor General REBECCA MILLER WARFIELD Assistant Attorney General Nashville, Tennessee Attorneys for Appellee Judge: HIGHERS First Paragraph: Carl E. Jordan, a pro se inmate, (Jordan) has appealed from the trial court's grant of a dismissal to the Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Correction, (TDOC) in this action regarding the application of sentencing guidelines. Based upon the following, the trial court's grant of TDOC's motion is reversed in part and affirmed in part. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/Jordance.wpd
BRUCE KENNEDY & MARVIN NEAL VS. BETTY SUE TRAMMEL and JOHN TRAMMEL MEMORANDUM OPINION Court:TCA Judge: HIGHERS First Paragraph: Betty Sue and John Trammel ("Defendants") have appealed the lower court's refusal to grant a new trial in this unlawful detainer suit. Based upon the following, we affirm the ruling of the lower court. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/Kennedyb.wpd

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