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24 06, 2020

Tennessee Supreme Court Refuses to Block Ruling Requiring State to Allow Absentee Voting

2020-06-24T17:56:06-05:00 June 24th, 2020|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

The Tennessee Supreme Court has refused to block a ruling requiring the state to allow absentee voting for all eligible voters while our lawsuit proceeds.

19 06, 2020

ACLU, Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood Challenge Tennessee Abortion Ban

2020-06-19T15:03:08-05:00 June 19th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

Tennessee's abortion ban was immediately challenged in court by ACLU-TN, ACLU, Center for Reproductive Rights, and Planned Parenthood.

11 06, 2020

Court Rules State in Violation of Order Requiring Absentee Ballots for All Eligible Voters in 2020

2020-06-11T15:50:49-05:00 June 11th, 2020|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

A Tennessee judge has ordered the state to comply with a June 4 ruling that required it to make absentee voting available to every eligible voter for all elections in 2020 due to COVID-19.

11 06, 2020

Federal Court Certifies Classes in Shelby County Jail Lawsuit

2020-06-11T12:26:49-05:00 June 11th, 2020|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

A federal judge certified the classes in the lawsuit seeking the emergency release of medically vulnerable people, including people with disabilities, detained at the Shelby County jail.

4 06, 2020

Court Rules Tennessee Must Provide Absentee Ballots to Every Eligible Voter For All Elections in 2020 Due to COVID-19

2020-06-04T20:30:53-05:00 June 4th, 2020|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

In a victory for voting rights, a court has ruled Tennessee must make absentee voting available to every eligible voter for all elections in 2020.

20 05, 2020

Groups File Lawsuit Against Shelby County Jail Seeking Release of Those Most At Risk of COVID

2020-06-23T18:53:40-05:00 May 20th, 2020|Categories: General News, Press Releases|

We and our partners filed a lawsuit to protect medically vulnerable people at the Shelby County Jail who are at high risk of severe injury or death from COVID-19.