TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 21, 2018
The Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has issued the Tennessee Judicial Weighted Caseload Study for the most recent fiscal year, 2016-2017. The study estimated a net deficit of 9.76 judges across the state in 2017, and a net deficit of 4.22 full-time equivalent judges in 2016. Meanwhile, filings in 2017 increased across the state by 1,093 cases, including a 10.5 percent increase in first degree murder cases and a 14.14 percent increase in felony assault and battery cases. Read more at tncourts.gov.