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27 01, 2016

Protecting Haywood County Inmates Right to Read

2017-03-28T06:53:44+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , |

In late December 2014, ACLU-TN was contacted by the father of a Haywood County jail inmate who told us that inmates were being denied the right to read any books [...]

23 09, 2013

Postcards Only at the Rutherford County Jail

2016-07-08T15:42:01+00:00 September 23rd, 2013|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , |

In September 2013, ACLU-TN received several letters from inmates at the Rutherford County Jail and their relatives concerning a new postcard-only policy that limited inmates’ ability to receive any letters [...]

2 03, 2009

Alex Friedmann v. Corrections Corporation of America

2017-03-28T06:53:51+00:00 March 2nd, 2009|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

(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 [...]