Delaying access to public records violates law, appeals court rules

Government entities cannot ignore the requirement in the Tennessee Public Records Act to provide access to records promptly and still be in compliance with the law, according to an appellate Continue Reading

Metro Nashville must pay nearly $57K in attorneys fees in public records case

Senior Judge Robert E. Lee Davies ordered Metro Nashville to pay nearly $57K in attorneys fees to a public records requester, saying that the city “misinterpreted and ignored the ‘promptness’ Continue Reading

Judge says Nashville violated law by not providing public records promptly

In what may be the first legal challenge to government delays on public records requests in Tennessee under a 2008 law, a judge has ruled that Metro Nashville violated the Continue Reading