ACLU-TN successfully settled a lawsuit filed on behalf of a Giles County student censored by her school for wearing a pro-LGBT shirt.
ACLU-TN and others filed a class action lawsuit challenging the Tennessee Department of Corrections’ systematic denial of treatment to inmates infected with Hepatitis C.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2014 CONTACT: Lindsay Kee, ACLU-TN communications director, 615-320-7142 NASHVILLE – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit today reversed the district court rulings [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2014 CONTACT: Lindsay Kee, ACLU-TN communications director, 615-320-7142 NASHVILLE—Voters in Tennessee have passed Amendment 1, a dangerous ballot measure that gives politicians greater leeway to [...]
Federal Judge Rules State Violated Demonstrators’ First Amendment Rights FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2013 CONTACT: Hedy Weinberg, ACLU-TN Executive Director, 615-320-7142 NASHVILLE – In a ruling underscoring Tennesseans’ right [...]
ACLU-TN sent a letter to the Cannon County REACH after-school program explaining students' constitutional right to read religious texts of their own volition during free-reading periods.
(No. M2008-01998-COA-R3-CV , Tennessee Court of Appeals for the Middle District) Plaintiffs: Alex Friedmann Defendants: Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) In 2009, Alex Friedmann submitted an open records request to [...]