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1 03, 2016

Evictions Based on Criminal Arrests

2017-03-28T06:53:44+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , |

In the spring of 2016, a local attorney reported to ACLU-TN that the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) had recently begun a practice of evicting public housing tenants when [...]

10 05, 2012

Juana Villegas de la Paz v. Metro Nashville Government

2016-07-11T11:03:17+00:00 May 10th, 2012|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

(Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee at Nashville: No. 3:09-cv-219—William J. Haynes, Jr., District Judge; No. 11-6031, Sixth Circuit of Appeals, CLAY, GIBBONS, and [...]

31 10, 2011

Occupy Nashville, et al v. Haslam, et al

2017-03-28T06:53:49+00:00 October 31st, 2011|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , |

(Case No. 3:11-cv-01037, U.S. District Court, Middle District, Nashville, Judge Trauger) ACLU-TN Cooperating Attorneys: Tricia Herzfeld of Ozment Law; David Briley of Bone McAllester Norton; Patrick G. Frogge, of Bell [...]

19 10, 2011

Angel Enrique Nunez Escobar, et al. v. Lee Gaines, et al.

2017-03-28T06:53:49+00:00 October 19th, 2011|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , |

(No. 3-11-0994, Judge Campbell, US District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, Nashville Division) ACLU Attorneys: Thomas H. Castelli, ACLU-TN; Andre Segura, Lee Gelernt and Cecila D. Wang, ACLU Foundation [...]

1 03, 2011

Absence of Religious Expression Policies in Davidson County Sheriff’s Office

2017-03-28T06:53:49+00:00 March 1st, 2011|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In March 2011, ACLU-TN was contacted by a Muslim woman who was forced to remove her hijab, a religious headscarf, for a booking photo at the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office [...]

30 04, 2009

Protecting the “Church on Church Street”

2016-07-13T16:35:54+00:00 April 30th, 2009|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , |

ACLU-TN Cooperating Attorney: David Briley of Bone, McAllester, Norton PLLC (Direct Representation) In September 2008, Belmont University student Cory Wigal and several other students began organizing church services in a [...]

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 [...]

14 07, 1992

Planned Parenthood of Middle Tennessee (PPMT) et al v. Sundquist et al

2016-07-06T11:54:35+00:00 July 14th, 1992|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

(92C-1672, Circuit Court for Davidson County) (01A01-9601-CV-00052, Court of Appeals of Tennessee) (01S01-9902-CV-00034, Supreme Court of Tennessee) ACLU Attorneys/Cooperating Attorneys: Barry Friedman, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee; Irwin Venick, Dobbins & [...]