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30 04, 2009

Protecting the “Church on Church Street”

2016-07-13T16:35:54-05:00 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.

2017-03-28T06:53:51-05:00 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 [...]

25 07, 2008

Protecting the Free Speech and Press Rights of Bloggers

2017-03-28T06:53:52-05:00 July 25th, 2008|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , |

ACLU-TN Cooperating Attorneys: Bruce Kramer, Borod & Kramer, P.C.; ACLU First Amendment Working Group (Direct Representation) Plaintiffs: Thaddeus Matthews Defendants: City of Memphis Thaddeus Matthews is a Memphis blogger whose [...]

22 04, 2008

Robin Read, Michael Read and the Estate of Brandon Read v. Dan Frazier and Lifeweaver Inc.

2016-07-11T15:57:27-05:00 April 22nd, 2008|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

ACLU-TN defended the free speech rights of the owner of an Arizona-based company that sells various anti-war and peace-themed products, in a $40 billion class action suit brought against him by the Tennessee family of a soldier who died in the Iraq war.

3 08, 2007

Lowery, et al. v. Euverard, et al.

2016-07-11T16:00:28-05:00 August 3rd, 2007|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , |

(No. 06-6172, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit) ACLU-TN Cooperating Attorneys: Barbara Moss and Sam Zeigler, Stites and Harbison (Amicus Representation). The Student Press Law Center and the [...]

10 05, 1990

McDaniel v. Hackett

2016-07-06T11:38:23-05:00 May 10th, 1990|Categories: Docket|Tags: , , , , , , |

(Case No. 90-2315-TUB; United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, Judge Jerome Turner) ACLU Cooperating Attorneys: Bruce S. Kramer, Borod & Kramer, P.C.; Richard B. Fields, Attorney at Law [...]