Post Tagged with: "legal"

Drug Ring Convicted

November 16, 2012 at 4:47 pm

A four-week trial federal drug trafficking trial ended with a trio of convictions today in Nashville.

Vanderbilt to Lead MacArthur Law and Neuroscience Study

August 24, 2011 at 12:01 pm

The MacArthur Foundation wants to know how the brain is involved in criminal behavior, and it’s giving Vanderbilt University $4.8 million to lead a study into just that.

Beazer Settles in Face of Environmental Complaints

December 2, 2010 at 5:16 pm

Beazer Homes has reached a settlement with Tennessee, the federal government, and six other states over charges that the company violated the Clean Water Act.

Bredesen Says Lethal Injection Already Settled by High Court

November 22, 2010 at 5:32 pm

Governor Phil Bredesen is frustrated with a court decision against the state’s lethal injection protocol.

Bar Association Reenacts Sit-In Trials

June 14, 2010 at 10:24 am

On Tuesday, a Nashville courtroom will again be home to the trial of civil rights protesters who took part in lunch counter sit-ins.

West Asks Court to Commute Death Sentence

May 24, 2010 at 3:03 pm

Today a man sentenced to die in Tennessee asked the state’s Supreme Court to commute his death-sentence.

Dean Says City Will Consider Lawsuit, But Not His Preferred Option

March 15, 2010 at 7:53 am

Lawyers for the city of Nashville are considering suing the state for more education money. That’s after city council members complained the state spends more money per student in smaller areas.

Nashville Attorney Nominated to Federal Court

August 7, 2009 at 2:51 pm

President Barack Obama has nominated Nashvillian Jane Branstetter Stranch to sit on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.