Articles and posts about legal issues particularly those that are relevant to businesses, healthcare organizations and government entities.

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Teacher’s Discipline Act – A New Way to Manage Discipline in Tennessee Schools

During the pandemic, issues with student discipline rose drastically.  Legislators nationwide have responded to this emergent issue by developing new laws that empower teachers with more control over their respective classroom environment.  Despite legislative intent, however, it remains crucial for state and local governments alike to be mindful of Tennessee’s legislative answer that has a…

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The State of Landlord/Tenant Law in a Shifting Market

The state of housing in 2023 is undeniably tumultuous.  Even if you have been living under a rock, the rent for said rock has likely increased in the past eight months.  In this environment, it is important for renters to understand their rights and obligations under Tennessee law. According to a report by the National…

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Speeding: It’s Not Worth It

  As a lifetime speeder, some would call me an aggressive driver, I understand the desire to get to your destination as quickly as possible, even if there is no excuse other than the self-indulgence of getting things done.  My real excuse, although not a defense, is the fact that I have an aversion to…

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Important Life Documents

I left the ice cream in the refrigerator yesterday.  I think that I am losing it!  Ever had a “senior moment?”  Personally, I have been having them since my early 20’s.  While most of the time these moments happen to us because our busy lives are so distracting, dementia and Alzheimer’s are on the rise.…

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