Fearmongering culture panic leads to a new dumb low.
Tennessee Man Arrested for Posting Picture Mocking Dead Police Officer Files First Amendment Lawsuit
Police arrested and charged Joshua Garton with harassment for posting a photoshopped picture of two men urinating on a police officer's grave.
After losing at the Supreme Court in 2019, state lawmakers are now targeting fulfillment houses in an attempt to stop consumers from buying what they want.
"The only people who broke the law here were the police officers and TBI agents who participated in this flagrantly unconstitutional arrest."
About 20 buildings were damaged and three people injured when an RV exploded. "It looks like a bomb went off," Nashville Mayor John Cooper told a local newspaper.
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Nashville officers tried to smooth things over with groceries. A traumatized Azaria Hines says what she really needs is "a peace of mind."
The new law features harsher penalties, 12-hour detentions, and other invitations to abuse government power
Tennessee's requirement that barbers have at least a high school education is "unconstitutional, unlawful, and unenforceable," ruled the state's Chancery Court.
But she warns against "opportunistic people hijacking the movement.”
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Inmates serving mandatory minimum sentences have been left behind.
The harsh laws covered large swaths of Tennessee's cities in enhanced sentencing zones and locked away minor drug offenders for years.
Too often, minor drug crimes turn into mandatory minimum offenses with lengthy sentences despite the fact these types of cases rarely involve drug dealing to minors.
And Georgia will reopen select businesses beginning April 24.
The zones cover vast swaths of Tennessee's cities—and turn minor drug crimes into sentences usually reserved for rape and murder.
"Nick Sutton has gone from a life-taker to a life-saver," read a clemency petition filed by corrections staff, the families of several victims, and five of the jurors who sentenced him to death.
The Hamilton County Attorney's Office later admitted that its policies conflict with the state's public records law.
ACLU argues the practice violates the Eighth Amendment.
"This whole question of how we kill our prisoners is sort of a sideshow when the system is as broken as it is."
He gave her marijuana, too.
Corrections Officers, Jurors, and the Families of Nick Sutton's Victims Want Him Taken Off Death Row
The Tennessee death row inmate "has gone from a life-taker to a life-saver."
Michael Reynolds was charged with aggravated burglary and assault because of the incursion.
According to the law, the deceased Sedley Alley is the only person who can file a petition for post-conviction DNA testing.
Ridgetop no longer has any police officers after recordings captured city officials demanding that the department write 210 citations a month.
Deaths continue to rise, thanks to increased use of less-safe black market pain pills.
It's not always safe, but it's certainly justifiable to sabotage unjust laws and malicious government.
Tennessee's residency requirement for retail license applicants "blatantly favors the state's residents and has little relationship to public health and safety," Justice Alito wrote.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin gives advice for changing hearts on criminal justice reform.
The Chattanooga Police Department is at the center of another excessive force lawsuit.
A Nashville producer challenges the city's crazy ban on commercial home recording studios.
More than 8 percent of the state's population is currently disenfranchised.
Charles may be the first person to benefit from the sentencing reductions in the FIRST STEP Act.
Under Tennessee's harsh drug-free school zone laws, Bryant received a 17-year sentence for a first-time drug offense.
Calvin Bryant Got 17 Years In Prison Under Tennessee's Drug Laws. Now He's Asking The Governor For Clemency
"A toxic combination of harsh mandatory minimum sentencing, race, poverty and fatally arbitrary enforcement."
The state can no longer suspend poor people's driver's licenses over unpaid traffic tickets, Judge Aleta Trauger ruled.
This might be the first time a Nashville police officer has been charged for an on-duty shooting.