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Sign and Billboard Law: Balancing Regulatory Concerns and Constitutional Freedoms

George A. Dean
Tune, Entrekin & White, P.C.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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L. Griffin Tyndall
Christian & Small LLP

Thursday, July 26, 2018
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Michael A. Wrenn
Freeman & Fuson

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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Law Practice Management: The Best Apps, Tools and Tricks for the Mobile Attorney

Eliza Fink
University of Tennessee

Thursday, August 9, 2018
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Brewery and Distillery Business Entity Selection, Formation, Finance and Insurance

Rachel Schaffer Lawson
Schaffer Law Firm PLLC

Thursday, August 16, 2018
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Highlights from Current Issue

 The hourly rate for out-of-court work for lawyers representing indigent parties and child welfare gases has increased from $40 per hour to $50 per hour.

• The trial court committed reversible error by including “attempt” in its instructions to the jury as to the offenses of reckless aggravated assault that Defendant was facing. The Court explained that because the definition of reckless aggravated assault requires a completed, reckless act, it is logically and legally impossible to attempt to cause bodily injury.

• In this slip and fall case, the Court held that the decision of where to put the wet-floor sign was operational in nature and cannot be viewed as a planning decision. Therefore, the discretionary/planning function exception to the removal of immunity does not apply to shield the actions of the custodians in this case, and the school did not have immunity under the Governmental Tort Liability Act.

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Tennessee's 1st Hemp Dispensary Opens In Murfreesboro

The first hemp dispensary is open in Tennessee, and people are flocking to the Murfreesboro store to see if the cannabis plant can really help with their pain.

Confusion persists over Kratom law in Tennessee

Confusion persists over whether the herbal substance known as Kratom is legal in the state of Tennessee.

While considering Cyntoia Brown's case, appeals court scrutinizes conflicting sentencing laws

A federal appeals court seems poised to consult the Tennessee Supreme Court before they rule on the case of Cyntoia Brown, a Nashville woman serving a life sentence in prison for a murder she committed at 16.

Gov. Bill Haslam to allow measure banning sanctuary cities, ordering ICE compliance to become law without signature

Gov. Bill Haslam will allow a proposal seeking to prohibit sanctuary cities in Tennessee to become law without his signature.