21, Nov 2014 - White House taps McDonough for judgeship
The White House on Thursday announced that Travis McDonough, a Chattanooga attorney who presently serves as Mayor Andy Berke's chief of staff and legal adviser, has been nominated to become the new judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.
12, Oct 2014 - Tennessee gay marriage debate takes center stage
Just hours after Chattanooga wrapped up its annual Pride Celebration, the U.S. Supreme Court decided it wouldn't weigh in on same-sex marriage appeals, opening the door for legal marriage in 30 states.
10, Oct 2014 - Knoxville, TN Tennessee Court of Appeals rules for City Café in beer sales case
The Tennessee Court of Appeals in Knoxville ruled Thursday that Chattanooga’s beer board was wrong when it told the City Café it had to stop selling beer or shut down all operations from 3 a.m. to 8 a.m. on weekdays, and 3 a.m. to noon on Sundays, when beer cannot legally be served.
09, Oct 2014 - Court rules for restaurant in beer permit dispute
The Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled a Chattanooga ordinance that caused a restaurant to lose its beer permit is constitutionally invalid.
08, Oct 2014 - Chattanooga, TN Tennessee Opens Controlled Substance Database to Judges
CHATTANOOGA, TN (WDEF-TV) - Effective treatment is the key to reducing drug related offenses. That's the theme for Tennessee Drug Courts, which are showing an impressive record in keeping offenders from returning to jail. The state is now offering a few judges another tool as part of an experimental program. Hamilton county criminal court judge Rebecca Stern has been running the "drug court ...
03, Apr 2014 - Chattanooga, TN Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
A suspension of Knoxville attorney Roger D. Hyman’s law license has been upheld by a unanimous opinion of the Tennessee Supreme Court. In 2010, the Board of Professional Responsibility filed a petition for discipline against Mr. Hyman for two unrelated complaints.
01, Apr 2014 - Chattanooga, TN Frank Daniels III: Petty politics defiles judicial review process
Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey thinks he can pack the Tennessee Supreme Court with people who think 'right' - just like him, even after 'his' JPEC strategy fails.