TCOG files amicus brief in Sumner County case over emailed public records request

The Tennessee Coalition for Open Government has filed an amicus curiae brief with the Court of Appeals in Nashville in a case in which the Sumner County Board of Education argues Continue Reading

Tennessee School Boards Association files amicus in Sumner Schools public records appeal

The Tennessee School Boards Association, which collects dues and represents nearly all school districts in the state, has filed an amicus with the Court of Appeals in a public records Continue Reading

Appeals Court denies Sumner Schools request; deadline to fix public records policy is March 1

The Court of Appeals in Nashville today denied a request by Sumner County Schools to delay enforcement of a judge’s order to bring their public records policy into compliance with Continue Reading

Sumner Schools files emergency motion with Appeals Court over public records policy

The Sumner County Board of Education, whose legal bills have now mounted to more than $113,000, has made an emergency motion to the Court of Appeals to stay a judge’s Continue Reading

Appeals Court reverses denial of attorney fees in public records case

The Court of Appeals in Nashville reversed a trial court ruling, and ordered attorney’s fees be awarded to Alex Friedmann, managing editor of Prison Legal News, who sued the Marshall Continue Reading