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28 04, 2016

Doe v. Hommrich, et al.

2016-07-06T14:11:35+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , |

(Case No. 3-16-0799, United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee, Judge Campbell) ACLU-TN Cooperating Attorneys: Mark Downton and Wesley Clark of Downton Clark, PLLC Plaintiffs: John Doe, By and through his [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]