409 ABA Journal Tennessee articles.
A tough-talking juvenile court judge in Rutherford County, Tennessee, established a policy requiring arrested elementary schoolchildren to be taken to the juvenile detention center for screening before charges were filed—even if the charges were minor.
Oct 13, 2021 1:36 PM CDT
Twenty Republican-led states sued the Biden administration Monday claiming that protections for transgender people, including access to bathrooms and locker rooms, are invalid under federal law.
Sep 1, 2021 10:12 AM CDT
States with laws that prohibit indoor masking requirements, including at schools, might discriminate against students at risk for severe illness if they contract the COVID-19 virus, according to an Aug. 30 news release
from the U.S. Department of Education.
Aug 30, 2021 2:12 PM CDT
A law student in Tennessee is the winner of the 2021 ABA Journal/Ross Writing Contest for Legal Short Fiction.
Aug 10, 2021 10:03 AM CDT
A federal judge has temporarily blocked Tennessee’s transgender restroom law, which requires businesses to post a specific sign if they allow transgender people to use bathrooms that match their gender identity.
Jul 12, 2021 3:00 PM CDT
The U.S. Small Business Administration gave an unconstitutional preference to minority- and women-owned restaurants in allocating COVID-19 relief funds, a federal appeals court ruled last week.
Jun 1, 2021 12:30 PM CDT
Transgender employee failed to show discrimination in case against T-Mobile, appeals court says
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans has dismissed claims brought by Elijah Anthony…
May 14, 2021 2:40 PM CDT
Trump-boosting fake lawyer sentenced to prison
A Tennessee man who founded Students for Trump has been sentenced to 13 months in prison for posing as an elite lawyer and taking…
May 13, 2021 4:19 PM CDT
A California lawyer won’t face prison time for lying to a judge about his knowledge of a lawsuit filed against General Motors for clients who were accused of seeking to profit from a fictitious settlement with the automaker.
May 11, 2021 12:36 PM CDT
A Nashville, Tennessee, circuit judge’s divorce records must be turned over to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation amid an investigation into his deposition testimony, a special judge has ruled.
Apr 20, 2021 11:08 AM CDT
In an unusual move, the full 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati will consider the constitutionality of a Tennessee abortion law without an initial ruling by a three-judge panel.
Apr 13, 2021 1:33 PM CDT
A former disciplinary counsel in Tennessee says he was fired for the content of political tweets, rather than his conduct in the job.
Apr 7, 2021 11:31 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday reinstated the murder conviction of a Tennessee death-row inmate accused of killing a motel maid, ruling that a federal appeals court had relied on a “fanciful theory” to grant him a new trial.
Mar 29, 2021 12:36 PM CDT
Because of a Tennessee court fight regarding ‘armed career criminals,’ men who had been released from prison were sent back
Mar 26, 2021 9:19 AM CDT
Garland is confirmed as US attorney general
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Judge Merrick Garland as the next U.S. attorney general by a 70-30 vote. Garland, a judge on…
Mar 10, 2021 2:10 PM CST
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