2018 Tennessee Code
Title 29 - Remedies and Special Proceedings
Chapter 21 - Habeas Corpus
§ 29-21-119. Proceedings after defendant's return.
The plaintiff may demur or reply to the return, and all issues shall be tried by the court or judge in a summary way, the examination being adjourned from time to time, if necessary to the proper administration of justice, and all such orders being made for the custody of the plaintiff, in the meantime, as the nature of the case requires.