TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Apr 3, 2014

The Tennessee Supreme Court will bring oral arguments to Bethel University next week as part of the Supreme Court Advancing Legal Education for Students (SCALES) program. More than 800 students from eight area high schools and Bethel University are expected to participate in the April 10 event, which will give students the opportunity to study a real case before the state Supreme Court and hear oral arguments between the parties in front of the five-member panel of justices. The program’s purpose is to provide an opportunity for students to experience firsthand the path a Supreme Court case follows and the effort required to bring a case before the state’s highest court. The Administrative Office of the Courts has more.