More than 70,000 people have participated in virtual court hearings in Tennessee this year, according to data kept by the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts, and judicial leaders could look to make permanent some of the operational changes made in response to the spread of COVID-19.

Nashville housing attorneys are preparing for an onslaught of eviction proceedings as the Davidson County General Sessions Court on Monday began processing cases after several months of COVID-19 moratoriums and delays.

Gov. Bill Lee has chosen a Knox County Circuit Court judge to fill the Tennessee Court of Appeals vacancy created by the retirement of longtime judge Charles Susano Jr.