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Raybin Tennessee Supreme Court Hot List

The Hot List reviews cases which have been recently granted review by the Tennessee Supreme Court to help attorneys keep up with trending legal issues and anticipate potential changes in the law. The Hot List offers a prediction as to how each case might be decided.

Sex Offender Registry

June 4, 2019

Case:  State of Tennessee v. Carl Allen aka Artie Perkins Facts:  Carl Allen was convicted of sexual battery in Florida, moved to Tennessee, and registered on Tennessee Sex Offender Registry. He was originally classified as a “sexual” offender, was reclassified as a “violent” offender in 2009, and then was changed back to “sexual” in 2010. […]

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Expert Witness Geographic Requirement

June 4, 2019

Case:  Vickie S. Young v. Frist Cardiology PLLC, et al Facts:  In this interlocutory appeal, Defendants moved to exclude medical opinion testimony of Plaintiff’s expert physician, averring that he does not satisfy the competency requirements of TCA 29-26-115(b) because he was not licensed to practice medicine in Tennessee or a contiguous state during the year […]

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Aggravated Burglary

June 4, 2019

Case:  State of Tennessee v. Abbie Leann Welch Facts:  Defendant entered a Walmart store and stole merchandise after she had received notification that she was banned from all Walmart properties. Defendant was convicted at a bench trial of one count of misdemeanor theft and one count of burglary. On appeal, Defendant argued that the burglary […]

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General Sessions Appeals

June 4, 2019

Case: Ken Smith Auto Parts v. Michael F. Thomas Facts: Plaintiff sued Defendant in General Sessions Court and prevailed. Defendant appealed to Circuit Court, but did not appear for the de novo trial, and the Circuit Court entered an order dismissing the appeal and remanding the case to General Sessions Court for execution of the […]

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Parenting Plan Modifications

April 18, 2019

Case: Lewis Alvin Minyard v. Laura Nicole Lucas and Bradley James Cox v. Laura Nicole Lucas Facts: Both of these cases involve a post-divorce custody dispute between Mother and her two ex-husbands. In each case, the Fathers filed petitions for ex parte emergency relief and modification of the permanent parenting plan in Circuit Court, but […]

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