§ 40-23-101 Commencement of Sentence — Credit for Pretrial Detention and Jail Time Pending Appeal
§ 40-23-102 Defendant in Custody at Time of Judgment
§ 40-23-103 Sheriff to Commit Defendant
§ 40-23-104 Sentence to Workhouse for Felony Term — Removal by Trial Judge
§ 40-23-105 Felons Sentenced to Jail Compelled to Hard Labor
§ 40-23-106 Notice to Commissioner of Convicts for Penitentiary
§ 40-23-107 Safekeeping of Inmates — Transfers to Penitentiary
§ 40-23-108 Order Specifying Number of Guards for Removal of Prisoners
§ 40-23-109 Warrant to Summon Aid in Removal of Prisoners
§ 40-23-110 Summons of Additional Guards
§ 40-23-111 Qualifications of Guard
§ 40-23-112 Juror Disqualified to Act as Guard
§ 40-23-113 Report by Sheriff to Department of Correction
§ 40-23-114 Death by Lethal Injection — Election of Electrocution — Electrocution as Alternative Method
§ 40-23-115 Maintenance of Death Chamber
§ 40-23-116 Manner of Executing Sentence of Death — Witnesses
§ 40-23-117 Death Sentence Stands if Not Carried Out at Scheduled Time
§ 40-23-118 Warrant for Apprehension of Condemned Inmate
§ 40-23-119 Order of Execution After Arrest of Condemned Prisoner

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 40 > Chapter 23 - Execution of Judgment

  • Agriculture: means :
    1. The land, buildings and machinery used in the commercial production of farm products and nursery stock. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    2. Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
    3. Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
    4. Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    5. Commission: means the procurement commission. See Tennessee Code 12-2-402
    6. Commissioner: means the commissioner of general services. See Tennessee Code 12-2-402
    7. Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    8. Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
    9. Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
    10. Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
    11. Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
    12. Governing body: includes all bodies and boards, by whatsoever names they may be known, charged with the governing of a municipality. See Tennessee Code 12-2-301
    13. Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
    14. Juror: A person who is on the jury.
    15. Lands: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    16. Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
    17. Municipality: includes any county, city or town of the state. See Tennessee Code 12-2-301
    18. Not-for-profit corporation: means a general welfare corporation organized under §. See Tennessee Code 12-2-301
    19. Oath: includes affirmation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    20. Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
    21. Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
    22. Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    23. Personal property: All property that is not real property.
    24. Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    25. Project: means and includes any building, structure, facility or permanent improvement, including the necessary equipment and furnishings therefor, which a municipality proceeding under this part is authorized to own, use or operate under any other provision of law. See Tennessee Code 12-2-301
    26. property: means every species of state property which is not either:

      1. Real property, the disposal of which is subject to this title, governing the disposal of state real property. See Tennessee Code 12-2-402
      2. Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      3. Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
      4. real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      5. Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
      6. Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
      7. Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      8. State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      9. Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
      10. Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
      11. United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      12. Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
      13. written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105