Appellate Practice Section

This is TBA’s newest section and was created by TBA leadership to provide members the opportunity to come together for the purposes of exchanging information and to provide CLE on appellate practice issues.

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
1600 Division Street, Suite 700
Nashville, TN 37203
Immediate Past Chair
Miller & Martin PLLC
832 Georgia Ave Ste 1200
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Four New Cases Set for Supreme Court

The Raybin-Perky Hotlist reviews and offers predictions in four new cases for which the Tennessee Supreme Court has recently granted review. One civil case involves application of collateral estoppel in a lawsuit following a criminal conviction on the same conduct. The three criminal cases involve community caretaking, sexual exploitation of a minor and warrantless searches of residences. You  can make your own predictions  on current Tennessee Supreme Court cases playing the TBA's new Supreme Court Fantasy Challenge game. 

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TBA Launches Supreme Court Fantasy Challenge

A dynamic new learning game from the Tennessee Bar Association helps you build your legal knowledge while competing with your fellow lawyers and earning CLE credits. During the course of each Supreme Court Fantasy Challenge game, you will analyze lower court rulings, read attorney briefs, listen to oral arguments and then vote on how you think the court — or each individual justice — will rule. When the court rules on the case, you will be awarded points based on your votes and earn rankings in four categories. Six cases are already available for you to complete.

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