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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.

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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Loudermill Notice of Public Employee Termination

April 18, 2019

Case: Paul Zachary Moss v. Shelby County Civil Service Merit Board Facts: Employee was terminated from his employment with the Shelby County Fire Department after he was involved in a physical altercation at a political rally. Appellate Decision: The intermediate court reversed, finding that the employee’s due process rights were violated because he was not […]

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Teacher Tenure Act

April 18, 2019

Case:Stephen P. Geller v. Henry County Board of Education Facts: A tenured teacher serving as an assistant principal was transferred to teach at an alternative school after the local director of schools learned that the teacher did not hold an administrator’s license. On appeal, the teacher asserts that the transfer was arbitrary and capricious where […]

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