Juvenile and Children's Law Section

This section provides a forum for lawyers who deal with juvenile and children’s law. It produces CLE courses related to this practice area, distributes a newsletter to section members, and works toward improving juvenile justice and children’s law.

Immediate Past Chair
The Odeneal Firm
PO Box 392
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
LinkedIn: Stacie Odeneal
(931)762-4012
Chair
Midtown Law & Mediation
Po Box 4548
Chattanooga, TN 37405-0548
(423)436-1529
Vice-Chair
Karnes Legal Services
2273 North Highland Avenue Ste. A
Jackson, TN 38305-4909
(731)668-9529

Fastcase 7 New Features

A new Fastcase 7 update provides highlighting for your search terms when viewing the full text of a document. Each term is highlighted with a different color so that you can see the occurrence of each item separately. You can also turn off the highlighting function for both, and each term individually by choosing the highlight dropdown option, then selecting the ‘x’ across from the term. See this and all new features of TBA’s member benefit Fastcase 7 here.

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Judge Further Delays Law Banning Sex Offenders from Living with Their Children

A federal judge has further delayed the implementation of a new law in Tennessee that would have prohibited convicted sex offenders from staying overnight in the same homes as their children, the Tennessean reports. Judge William Campbell Jr. issued an order extending the temporary restraining order that halted the new law, which was set for enactment on July 1. The legislation made it a felony for anyone convicted of a sex offense against a child younger than 12 years old to reside, spend the night or be alone with the person’s own child.
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