Court of Appeals reins in state’s expansive use of investigative exemption

The Tennessee Court of Appeals in a ruling on Friday put much-needed limits around the so-called investigative exemption that has been used by the state to cloak otherwise public records. Continue Reading

Chancellor puts Ridgetop BOMA under permanent court order to not violate open meetings act again

Chancellor Laurence McMillan Jr. has permanently enjoined the Ridgetop’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen from violating the Tennessee Open Meetings Act again in an action that should help ensure that Continue Reading

Chancellor refuses to find Nashville school board’s closed-door meeting with attorney allowed under law

Davidson County Chancellor Anne Martin on Wednesday allowed a claim of an Open Meetings violation against the Metro Nashville School Board to go forward, including depositions of school board members Continue Reading