Court of Appeals considers access to crime records in Tennessee

By Deborah Fisher, TCOG Executive Director Spectators packed the courtroom June 9 for oral arguments in the appeal of the public records case, The Tennessean et al v. Metro Government of Continue Reading

Will Vanderbilt rape case provide answer to nagging public records question?

By FRANK GIBSON Public Policy Director for Tennessee Press Association As unbelievable as it might sound, it has taken 27 years to find a case to challenge the way local Continue Reading

Read court filings for and against open records in Vanderbilt rape case

Updated June 3 with additional briefs filed with Court of Appeals. The Tennessean and 10 other media organizations and related groups filed an open records lawsuit against Metro Government of Continue Reading