ERIC PAYNE v. STATE OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, ET AL. - Articles

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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Dec 10, 2012

Court: TN Court of Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Eric D. Payne, Memphis, Tennessee, Pro Se.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Warren A. Jasper, Senior Counsel, for appellee, State of Tennessee, Department of Human Services, and Michael L. Adams.

Judge(s): STAFFORD

Appellant appeals from an order dismissing his claims for monetary damages against the State of Tennessee, the Tennessee Department of Human Services, and the Assistant Commissioner of the Child Support Services Division of the Tennessee Department of Human Services. Having determined that sovereign immunity bars the lawsuit, we affirm.

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