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Tennessee school systems join lawsuit against social media companies seeking protections for students

Amid a growing mental health crisis among students, 33 Tennessee school systems have filed similar lawsuits against social media companies for protection for children across multiple popular platforms. The lawsuits seek actionable accountability, tools and resources to address the lack of protections, monitors, controls and cooperation to protect children. Companies …

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Ex-CCSO deputy to face jail time for assault

A former Campbell County Sheriff’s Office deputy will spend 90 days in jail, with the rest served on a four-year probation, for his role in the 2019 assault of an inmate. Justin Crabtree was sentenced this week on convictions for aggravated assault and official oppression stemming from an assault on …

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Supreme Court Concludes Arena Lawsuit Filed By Elvis Presley Enterprises Against Local Government and Memphis Basketball Not Barred by Res Judicata

Nashville, Tenn.  – The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled today that a lawsuit filed by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. against the City of Memphis, Shelby County, and Memphis Basketball involving the construction of a 6,200-seat theater is not barred by the legal concept of res judicata. The case was remanded to …

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Roane Academy Faces Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by a former employee of Roane Academy in Rockwood claims she was terminated for raising concerns about employee misconduct. Court documents state Lakishia Boyd said the facility was chronically understaffed. There is also an allegation about staff having sex with the juveniles held in the facility. Boyd …

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Report: Legal saga continues in Clinton Council race

According to the Courier News, the legal battle over last year’s Clinton City Council election is continuing. In it’s Wednesday (June 5th, 2019) edition, the paper reports that in May, Chancellor Nichole Cantrell dismissed Ron Young’s lawsuit against the Anderson County Election Commission over last November’s Clinton City Council election, …

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State AG to ‘intervene’ in Charter Commission lawsuit

Herbert H. Slatery, III, Tennessee Attorney General The State of Tennessee has issued notice that they intend to intervene in a lawsuit filed last year over the actions, or non-actions, of the Anderson County Charter Commission. Eight people were elected in November of 2016 to serve on the Charter Commission, …

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