FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2015 CONTACT Lindsay Kee, ACLU-TN communications director, (615) 320-7142 NASHVILLE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee sent a letter to the Tennessee Sheriffs’ [...]
ACLU-TN and its allies released a joint statement responding to alarming xenophobic and anti-Muslim comments from Tennessee elected officials and law enforcement.
(Case No. P8346-01, Tennessee Department of Safety, Nashville, Administrative Judge Michael Begley) Plaintiffs: Tennessee Department of Safety; Shelby County Sheriff’s Department Defendants: Aditi Prabhakar Aditi Prabhakar, a San Jose, California college [...]
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 [...]
In March 2011, ACLU-TN was contacted by a Muslim woman who was forced to remove her hijab, a religious headscarf, for a booking photo at the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office [...]