Tennessee in the United States

Legal Materials

Lexis posts a free, unannotated edition of the Tennessee Code. Internet links to Tennessee government agencies, statutes, regulations, cases, etc. are posted by FindLaw and WashLaw. Primary legal materials are also available from Lexis, Westlaw and Loislaw. Subscription services Versuslaw and Fastcase have cases back to 1950; Google Scholar has cases back to 1950 for free. Supreme and appellate court cases are published in West’s South Western Reporter.

To check on the status of a pending bill, pull up the Bill’s page on the General Assembly website.

For a discussion of Tennessee law, see Tennessee Jurisprudence (available on Lexis) and/or Tennessee Practice (available on Westlaw).

For questions about Tennessee legal materials, copies and/or inter-library loan, try calling the Tennessee State Law Library (901-423-5849), the University of Tennessee Law Library (423-974-6571) and/or Vanderbilt University’s law library (615-322-2568).

Note: We linked the resources to archive.org in an effort to decrease the number of broken links cited.

Primary Law

For more U.S. state primary law resources, see:

Topics Covered by the Tennessee Legal Encyclopedia

Note: More detailed information about this State is provided in the Tennessee jurisdictional legal Encyclopedia, which tie together Tennessee statutory and case law.

Topics include:

  • Tennessee Statutes
  • TN Cases & Case Law
  • Tennessee Legal Websites
  • TN State Government Info
  • Tennessee Counties
  • Tennessee Cities
  • Tennessee Legislation
  • TN Court Reporters/Depositions
  • Tennessee Legal Forms
  • Tennessee Courts
  • TN State Bar/Legal Associations
  • Tennessee Law Enforcement
  • Tennessee Media Sources


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