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

Knoxville prepares new blanket ban on releasing dashcam video, waits for TN Supreme Court ruling

The Knoxville Police Department is waiting on a decision by the Tennessee Supreme Court before it puts into place a new blanket ban on release of all dashcam videos, sometimes indefinitely. Continue Reading