On the evening of July 26, a Metro Nashville police officer fatally shot Nashville resident Daniel Hambrick. The 25-year-old officer, Andrew Delke, was white and Hambrick, also 25, was Black. This week, after a night magistrate initially denied the district attorney's request for an arrest warrant, a general sessions judge found probable cause to support a criminal homicide charge against the officer.
ACLU-TN and Fisk University have partnered to present a "Know Your Rights" workshop on Thursday, September 27 in North Nashville. The event will educate students and community members about their rights when interacting with law enforcement.
Thurs., 9/27: Join ACLU-TN and Fisk University for an interactive workshop outlining your rights when interacting with law enforcement
Statewide Webinar: "Liberties on the Line: From the Session to the Election" (NEW DATE) Thursday, September 6; 5 – 6 p.m. CT
In this issue: “ACLU Protects Fourth Amendment Rights of Disabled Veteran," "Tennessee Lawmakers Appeal Federal Dismissal of Anti-Refugee Lawsuit," "2018 Legislative Review," "ACLU Explores Criminal Justice Reform, Voting Rights On Statewide Speaking Tour," "The 'Get Your Right To Vote Back' Program," "#FamiliesBelongTogether" and more.
On the evening of July 26, a Metro Nashville police officer fatally shot Nashville resident Daniel Hambrick. The 25-year-old officer, Andrew Delke, was white and Hambrick, also 25, was Black. This week, the Davidson County District Attorney's Office released footage of the shooting. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is currently investigating.
Community Oversight Now is collecting hard copies of signatures for a petition to put an amendment establishing a community oversight board in Nashville on the November ballot.
ACLU-TN is suing the City of Memphis for violating a forty-year old court order that prohibits government spying on constitutionally-protected political activities.
Urge Nashville Metro Council to take a concrete step towards saying no to investment in private prison corporations where profit trumps accountability.
Do you know your constitutional right to religious liberty when you're at school? In the workplace? What are your rights when interacting with law enforcement? What are your rights at [...]