Settlement requires Memphis Shelby Crime Commission to produce records

The Memphis Shelby Crime Commission has released records about its funding of the Memphis Police Department a year after a public records lawsuit. Wendi Thomas, founder of MLK50: Justice Through Continue Reading

Williamson County mother files public records suit against Tennessee School Boards Association

A Williamson County mother, represented by the Beacon Center of Tennessee, has filed a public records lawsuit against the Tennessee School Boards Association after being denied access to the association’s Continue Reading

BlueCross BlueShield, Cigna, Optum file reverse public records suits to stop release of price information

Three large health care companies who contract with the state to administer the state’s employee health care plan have filed lawsuits to prevent the Department of Finance and Administration from Continue Reading

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