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As technology advances, we need to make sure that protections for privacy and free speech aren’t left behind.  ACLU-TN works to expand the right to privacy, increase individuals’ control over their personal information, and ensure that civil liberties are enhanced rather than compromised by technological innovation.

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2 11, 2011

Demand Your dotRights!

2017-03-28T06:53:48+00:00 November 2nd, 2011|Categories: Campaigns, Know Your Rights, Legal and Community Resources, Publications|

ACLU-TN's dotRights campaign is focused on updating and expanding privacy laws to include new developments in technology, so that the government has the same restrictions on access to Americans’ private, [...]

27 09, 2011

The Freedom to Surf: Protecting Internet Access in Public Schools

2017-03-28T06:53:49+00:00 September 27th, 2011|Categories: Media Highlights, Publications|

By Lindsay Kee Throughout history, those in power have attempted to control access to information, to maintain — in the words of Thomas Jefferson — "tyranny over the mind of [...]

20 09, 2011

Free Speech, Street Law and LGBT Student Rights Among Topics of ACLU-TN Students’ Rights Conference

2017-03-28T06:53:49+00:00 September 20th, 2011|Categories: Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2011 Contact: Hedy Weinberg, Executive Director, 615-320-7142 NASHVILLE — The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee will be sponsoring their annual Students’ Rights Conference entitled [...]

28 06, 2011

ACLU of Tennessee Prepared to Challenge New “Offensive Images” Law

2017-03-28T06:53:49+00:00 June 28th, 2011|Categories: Press Releases|

Broad Attempt to Curb Internet Harassment Could Turn Any User into a Criminal FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2011 CONTACT: Hedy Weinberg, ACLU-TN Executive Director, (615) 320-7142 NASHVILLE – Responding [...]

20 10, 2010

Street Law, Drug Testing and Free Speech at Upcoming ACLU-TN Students’ Rights Conference

2017-03-28T06:53:50+00:00 October 20th, 2010|Categories: Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2010 CONTACT: Hedy Weinberg, ACLU-TN Executive Director, 615-320-7142 NASHVILLE — “Youth In Action: Know Your Rights, Make Some Change” is title of this year’s Students’ [...]

14 05, 2009

Attorney General Reverses Decision, Grants Access to Records

2016-07-11T15:37:13+00:00 May 14th, 2009|Categories: Press Releases|

Award-Winning Out-of-State Journalist Denied Documents Related To Death Of Martin Luther King, Jr. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- May 14, 2009 Contact Hedy Weinberg, (615) 320-7142 NASHVILLE – After denying an out-of-state [...]

10 02, 2009

Franks, et. al. v. Metro Board of Public Education, et. al.

2017-03-28T06:53:51+00:00 February 10th, 2009|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

(No. 3:09-cv-00446, U.S. District Court Middle District Tennessee, Judge William J. Haynes) Plaintiffs: Keila Franks, by and through her next friend and mother Pamela Auble; Bryanna Shelton, by and through [...]