February 24, 2014 – Knoxville, Tennessee — The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) John J. Duncan, Jr. School of Law (LMU-DSOL) will host the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals docket for the Eastern Section at Knoxville on Tuesday, February 25, 2014.
Judge James Curwood Witt, Jr., Judge D. Kelly Thomas, Jr., and Judge Jeffrey S. Bivins will preside over the docket. The panel will hear a full slate of cases with the morning session convening at 9:30 a.m. and the afternoon session getting underway at 1:30 p.m. following a recess for lunch. Cases on the docket cover a wide range of offenses including theft, robbery, murder, drug offenses, DUI and reckless endangerment.
LMU-DSOL students will have the opportunity to observe the proceedings and interact with the court during the lunch recess. LMU-DSOL is home to a very active internship and externship program, where students gain valuable work experiences in law offices and courtrooms across the region. Additionally, the school periodically hosts dockets for various courts in the region.
The Lincoln Memorial University-Duncan School of Law (LMU-DSOL) is located in Knoxville’s Historic Old City Hall Building. LMU-DSOL is an integral part of LMU’s values-based learning community and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of lawyers to provide sound legal service in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU-DSOL, call 1-800-325-0900, ext. 5303 or visit us online at www.lmunet.edu/law.