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

Behind the TSSAA ruling: Preserving public oversight over government functions

An Appeals Court finds that regulating high school sports is a government function, so the regulator should be subject to open records law.  Should the agency that regulates high school Continue Reading

Appeals court: TSSAA subject to Public Records Act

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association meets the standards of a “functional equivalent” of government and therefore is subject to the Tennessee Public Records Act, an appeals court in Nashville Continue Reading