Should reporters censor information from government proceedings? Of course not

The Tennessee Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments on Oct. 4 in an important case involving state libel laws and a free press. The appeal before the state’s highest court Continue Reading

Proposed rule change could erode access to court records, lawyers say

Some of the state’s leading news media attorneys are concerned that a proposed expansion of rules on public access to court records in Tennessee is overly broad and could erode Continue Reading

Tennessee Supreme Court says police records in active cases may be withheld from the public

The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled today that any record that is part of an active police department’s criminal investigation may be withheld under the state’s public records laws. The opinion written Continue Reading