Tennessee Code Title 39. Criminal Offenses § 39-13-217

The trial and appellate courts of this state shall give first priority in docketing to cases where the state has given notice of intent to seek the death penalty pursuant to Rule 12.3(b) of the Rules of Criminal Procedure , or the defendant has been sentenced to death.

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