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18 04, 2016

Arrests and Handcuffing of Schoolchildren in Rutherford County

2016-07-07T09:35:59+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , |

In April, Murfreesboro police arrested eleven children ages nine to twelve for allegedly witnessing an off-campus fight that had taken place several weeks earlier and not intervening. Four of the [...]

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 [...]