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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.

Gang Enhancement Statute

August 13, 2020

Case:  State of Tennessee v. Terrell Lamont Reid Facts:  Defendant pled guilty in 2015 and received a sentence that was enhanced by the “criminal gang enhancement statute.” The following year, the enhancement was held to be unconstitutional in State v. Bonds, 502 S.W.3d 118 (Tenn. Crim. App. 2016). In 2019, Defendant filed a motion under […]

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Res Judicata

August 13, 2020

Case:  Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc., et al. v. City of Memphis, et al. Facts:  The City of Memphis entered into an agreement with the now-Memphis Grizzlies basketball team to build an arena, which included a provision that the city would not fund or benefit “any new competing facility.” Years later, Elvis Presley Enterprises was granted […]

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Negative Reciprocal Easements

August 13, 2020

Facts:  In this declaratory judgment action involving neighboring landowners in a residential development, the trial court determined that the restrictive covenants applicable to the development would prevent the defendant from constructing a commercial business on his property. The trial court accordingly entered an injunction preventing the defendant from constructing a business on his real property. […]

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Parental Right Termination

August 13, 2020

Case:  In Re Neveah M. Facts:  The trial court granted foster parents’ petition to terminate the parental rights of the biological mother. The trial court found, among other things, placing the child with the biological mother would pose a risk of substantial harm because the mother had failed to show an ability to assume physical […]

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Inevitable Discovery Doctrine

August 13, 2020

Case:  State of Tennessee v. Samantha Grissom Scott Facts:  Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the Defendant’s home to serve an arrest warrant on a man who did not live there but believed to be present. Upon arrival, the Deputies saw an unknown male enter Defendant’s residence and lock the door. The Deputies then surrounded the […]

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