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23 03, 2017

Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction in Lawsuit Challenging Solitary Confinement of Youth

2017-03-28T06:53:23+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-TN joined a lawsuit challenging Memphis' creation of a list of people who require a police escort while visiting City Hall, contending that it violates the First Amendment and a 1978 ACLU-TN consent decree prohibiting the Memphis government from monitoring constitutionally-protected political activities.

22 03, 2017

Bill Restricting Transgender Students’ Access to Restrooms Halted in Committee

2017-03-22T16:54:45+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-TN joined a lawsuit challenging Memphis' creation of a list of people who require a police escort while visiting City Hall, contending that it violates the First Amendment and a 1978 ACLU-TN consent decree prohibiting the Memphis government from monitoring constitutionally-protected political activities.

13 03, 2017

ACLU-TN Statement on State’s Anti-Refugee Lawsuit

2017-03-28T06:53:24+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-TN joined a lawsuit challenging Memphis' creation of a list of people who require a police escort while visiting City Hall, contending that it violates the First Amendment and a 1978 ACLU-TN consent decree prohibiting the Memphis government from monitoring constitutionally-protected political activities.

2 03, 2017

ACLU of Tennessee Joins Lawsuit Challenging Memphis Police Spying on Political Groups

2017-03-28T06:53:27+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-TN joined a lawsuit challenging Memphis' creation of a list of people who require a police escort while visiting City Hall, contending that it violates the First Amendment and a 1978 ACLU-TN consent decree prohibiting the Memphis government from monitoring constitutionally-protected political activities.

14 02, 2017

ACLU-TN Statement on Jocques Clemmons Shooting

2017-03-28T06:53:29+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2017 CONTACT ACLU-TN Communications, (615) 320-7142 NASHVILLE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee released the following statement from ACLU-TN executive director Hedy [...]

2 02, 2017

ACLU-TN Files Demand for Documents on Implementation of Trump’s Muslim Ban

2017-03-28T06:53:30+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

FOIA Filed As Part of Coordinated Campaign With 50 ACLU Affiliates FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2017 CONTACT: ACLU-TN Communications, 615-320-7142 WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee [...]

27 01, 2017

ACLU-TN Statement on Trump’s “Extreme Vetting” of Muslims Executive Order

2017-01-27T16:36:43+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2017 CONTACT: ACLU-TN, 615-320-7142 NASHVILLE – American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee executive director Hedy Weinberg issued the following statement on President Trump’s executive order that [...]

1 12, 2016

Statewide Coalition Hosts Criminal Justice Reform Discussion December 8

2017-03-28T06:53:33+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Categories: Events, Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2016 CONTACT: ACLU-TN, 615-320-7142 KNOXVILLE –The Tennessee Coalition for Sensible Justice will host “Stopping the Revolving Door: A Conversation on Safety, Savings and Our Criminal Justice [...]

16 11, 2016

Statewide Coalition Hosts “Putting Justice in Our Justice System” Discussion November 29

2016-11-16T11:06:42+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: Events, Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2016 CONTACT: ACLU-TN, 615-320-7142 Beacon Center of Tennessee, 615-383-6431 MEMPHIS – The Tennessee Coalition for Sensible Justice will host “Putting Justice in Our Justice System,” [...]