Post Tagged with: "legal"

Drug Ring Convicted

by / on November 16, 2012

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

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Vanderbilt to Lead MacArthur Law and Neuroscience Study

by / on August 24, 2011

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.

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Beazer Settles in Face of Environmental Complaints

by / on December 2, 2010

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.

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Bredesen Says Lethal Injection Already Settled by High Court

by / on November 22, 2010

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

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Bar Association Reenacts Sit-In Trials

by / on June 14, 2010

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

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West Asks Court to Commute Death Sentence

by / on May 24, 2010

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

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

by / on March 15, 2010

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.

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Nashville Attorney Nominated to Federal Court

by / on August 7, 2009

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

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