November 5, 2001
Volume 7 — Number 205

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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
03 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Appeals
01 New Rule(s) from the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Attorney General (PDF format)
00 New Judicial Ethics Opinion(s)
00 New Formal Ethics Opinion(s) from the Board of Professional Responsibility
 

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Howard H. Vogel
Knoxville, Tennessee
Editor-in-Chief, TBALink

SUPREME COURT OF TENNESSEE SUPREME COURT DISCRETIONARY APPEALS 

Court:TSC - Rules

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_Rules/certlist_1105.wpd



VINCE ARNOLD MULLINS, v. THERESA DARNELL MULLINS Court:TCA Attorneys: LeRoy Tipton, Jr., Greeneville, Tennessee, for Appellant, Vince Arnold Mullins. Edward Kershaw, Greeneville, Tennessee, for Appellee, Theresa Darnell Mullins. Judge: FRANKS First Paragraph: The Trial Court granted parties a divorce, awarded custody of minor child to mother, and ordered rehabilitative alimony and attorney's fees to mother. Husband appealed. We affirm. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/mullinsv.wpd
SUE S. PLEMMONS v. MIKE GRAVES, et al. Court:TCA Attorneys: Doris M. Matthews, Madisonville, Tennessee, for the Appellant Sue S. Plemmons. H. Chris Trew, Athens, Tennessee, for the Appellees Mike Graves and Bonnie Graves d/b/a GRESCO. Judge: SWINEY First Paragraph: This case involves whether Mike and Bonnie Graves d/b/a/ GRESCO ("Defendants" or "Lessees") breached a commercial lease with Sue S. Plemmons ("Plaintiff" or "Lessor"). The lease was entered into in 1983 and permitted the installation of a billboard on Plaintiff's property. Plaintiff claims Lessees breached the lease when they paid the rent for 1999 late and when they refused to pay an increase from $250 to $1,500 in the annual rent. The Trial Court held that Lessees did not breach the lease and dismissed the case. We affirm. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/plemmonss.wpd
ROGER E. WHITE v. K. DAVID MYERS, et al. Court:TCA Attorneys: David A. Stuart, Clinton, Tennessee, filed a brief for the Appellant, J. Philip Harber, but thereafter withdrew as counsel. J. Philip Harber filed the Reply Brief and argued the case Pro Se J. Brent Nolan, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the Appellee, Roger D. Hyman Judge: GODDARD First Paragraph: The Plaintiff, Roger E. White, filed suit seeking damages, attorney's fees, and court costs for multiple violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act against two attorneys. Defendant K. David Myers was voluntarily dismissed with prejudice from the suit. Union County Chancery Court granted a motion for summary judgment on behalf of Defendant-Appellee, Roger D. Hyman. The court also granted Mr. Hyman's motion for sanctions against Mr. White and his attorney, J. Philip Harber. Mr. White did not appeal. Mr. Harber filed a notice of appeal as to the award of sanctions and also the amount of the sanctions. We affirm the decision of the trial court. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/whiteroger.wpd
IN RE: AMENDMENT TO RULE 7, RULES OF THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TENNESSEE Court:TCCA http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/rule7amd.wpd

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