Tennessee Legal News

Sullivan County Schools Contribute Up to $ 225,000 to Settle Special Education Claims | Education

BLOUNTVILLE – Schools in Sullivan County are in the process of paying $ 225,000 to settle a claim alleging they failed to provide appropriate education to a high school student in special education. The payments are intended to settle allegations that the system violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Disability Education Act, as reported by two attorneys for ...

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Reviews | Religious beliefs and abortion laws

The Bible teaches us that in an ideal world, “mercy and truth meet, justice and peace are embraced.” Instead, Texas has become the barometer of a world where justice spits on mercy. We can and must do better. Rosemary C. McDonoughNarberth, Pennsylvania. For the publisher: Re “God has no place at the Supreme Court”, by Linda Greenhouse (Sunday Review, September ...

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Governor Lee talks about possible special session to ban masks and vaccines

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – Tennessee lawmakers are considering calling for a special session to ban masks and vaccines; we heard from Governor Bill Lee as he attended a ribbon cutting in Morristown on Friday. Biden announces new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans Lee said he’s working closely with Speaker of the House Cameron Sexton and Lt. Gov. Randy McNally ...

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McManus: Congress can clarify electoral myths

It’s a scenario that should worry Republicans as much as Democrats. Fortunately for both sides, this is a problem that Congress could actually solve – or at least greatly reduce. All it takes is for the House and Senate to revise their vote counting rules, most of which come from an 1887 statute called the Electoral Count Act. Last month, ...

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Promotions, hires, achievements and company news

Here’s a look at promotions, hires, movers and news on the Memphis area business scene.: Bank of America appointed Trevia Chatman as chairman of Bank of America Memphis. where she will be responsible for connecting the banking and investment resources offered by the bank’s eight business lines to people and businesses in the region. Chatman joined the bank in 2018 ...

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South Dakota AG joins 22 states in opposing federal intervention in state electoral law

PIERRE, SD – South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg joined with 22 other state attorneys general in opposing the John Lewis Voting Advancement Act, or HR 4. The letter is addressed to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Minority leaders Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell and expresses concern about the impact the legislation would have ...

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More California Headquarters Choose to Move to Tennessee | WJHL

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – New research shows the Volunteer State is the second most popular destination for businesses fleeing California, just behind Texas. Kaiser Aluminum, Oracle and Mitsubishi, among the most recent and popular additions, will soon be additions to our state. “Life has become difficult for people in California and they love the culture and lifestyle of Middle Tennessee ...

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Collierville schools now require masks after judge’s order

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A Shelby County suburban school district announced on Saturday it was changing a policy that allowed parents to deny children from wearing masks to school, a day after a federal judge issued an order to temporary ban against a decree of the governor. Judge grants temporary restraining order against Governor Lee’s mask removal order All students, employees ...

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Michigan motorist wins traffic ticket appeal

DETROIT, MI (AP) – Parking Lot Scammers Unite! A woman with 14 tickets has won a major ruling in a dispute over whether a Michigan city violated the U.S. Constitution by cracking its car tires without a search warrant. This is a new argument. Alison Taylor’s attorney said the Fourth Amendment ban on unreasonable searches was triggered when a Saginaw ...

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