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.

Chair
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
1600 Division Street, Suite 700
Nashville, TN 37203
(615)252-2374

Supreme Court Seeking Comments on Rule 34

The Tennessee Supreme Court is considering amending Rule 34, which deals with judicial records and requesting public records. The deadline for submitting written comments is March 24.
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Mother of Deceased Teen Seeks Rehearing of Suit Against School

The lawyer for a Nashville mother who sued Father Ryan High School after her son committed suicide has asked an appeals court to rehear the case, the Nashville Post reports. In January, a three-judge panel of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals confirmed a District Court decision to dismiss the mother’s lawsuit, which alleged that her son was bullied repeatedly with homosexual slurs and the school did not do enough to prevent it.
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