Opinion Flash

July 03, 2003
Volume 9 — Number 118

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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
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01 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
02 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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JEFF LANDOWSKI v. MARLA  LANDOWSKI (COLLINGS) 
WITH DISSENTING OPINION

Court:TCA

Attorneys: 

Marla Collings, Pro se.

David L. Hamblen, Union City, Tennessee, for the Appellee, Jeff
Landowski.

Judge: FARMER

First Paragraph:

Father filed a petition to modify the existing custody agreement.  The
trial court granted the petition and named Father as the primary
residential custodian with the parties three minor children.  Mother
appeals and we affirm.

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/landwsk_opn.wpd

DISSENTING OPINION
http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/landwsk_dis.wpd

STATE OF TENNESSEE v. MARVIN L. JONES, ALIAS AL AMIN HASSON

Court:TCCA

Attorneys:      

Mark E. Stephens, District Public Defender, and Robert C. Edwards,
Assistant District Public Defender, for the appellant, Marvin L.
Jones.

Paul G. Summers, Attorney General & Reporter; David H. Findley,
Assistant Attorney General; and Jo Helm, Assistant District Attorney
General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge: WADE

First Paragraph:

The defendant, Marvin L. Jones, appeals the trial court's revocation
of a community corrections sentence.  The single issue presented for
review is whether the trial court abused its discretion.  The judgment
is affirmed.

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/jonesml.wpd

Applicability of the Professional Privilege Tax to Judges and Payment
of the Tax by the Judicial Branch

Date: June 24, 2003

Opinion Number: 03-081                         

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/2003/OP81.pdf

Providing the Telephone Numbers Contained in the Tennessee Do-Not-Call
Register to the Federal Trade Commission.

Date: June 25, 2003

Opinion Number: 03-082                         

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/2003/OP82.pdf

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