§ 38-5-101 Affidavit required to hold inquest
§ 38-5-102 False affidavit – Perjury
§ 38-5-103 Courts of general sessions may hold inquests as coroners
§ 38-5-104 Jury
§ 38-5-105 Subpoenas for witnesses
§ 38-5-106 Who shall be summoned as witnesses
§ 38-5-107 Surgeon or physician as witness
§ 38-5-108 Employment of chemist
§ 38-5-109 Allowances to physicians and chemists limited
§ 38-5-110 Service of process
§ 38-5-111 Verdict of jury
§ 38-5-112 Form of inquisition
§ 38-5-113 Return of inquisition
§ 38-5-114 Witnesses may be bound over
§ 38-5-115 Arrest of person if present
§ 38-5-116 Warrant for arrest if person not present
§ 38-5-117 Effect of coroner’s warrant
§ 38-5-118 Disposition of body of decedent
§ 38-5-119 Disposition of effects found on body
§ 38-5-120 Duty of county trustee as to effects found on body
§ 38-5-121 Delivery of property or payment of money to legal representatives of deceased

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 38 > Chapter 5 - Inquests

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of finance and administration. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • judicial department: means the court system, district attorneys general conference, district public defenders conference, and the office of post-conviction defender. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • Outcome: means an indicator of the actual impact or public benefit of a program. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • Output: means the actual service or product delivered by a state agency. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • Performance measure: means a quantitative or qualitative indicator used to assess state agency performance, including outcome and output indicators. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • Program: means a set of activities undertaken in accordance with a plan of action organized to realize identifiable goals and objectives. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Standard: means the desired level of performance of a program, measured by outcome or output. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • state agency: means any unit organization of the executive department, including any official, department, board, commission, division, bureau, section, district, office, authority, committee, or council or any other unit of state government, however designated, including, without limitation, higher education. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.