Federal Practice Section

This section was formed in 2005 to serve the needs of Tennessee attorneys whose primary practice is in the federal courts. Its purpose is to further the knowledge of its members and to act as an advocate for those attorneys.

Immediate Past Chair
Ford Harrison LLP
1715 Aaron Brenner Ste 200
Memphis, TN 38120
(901)291-1529
Chair
U.S. Attorneys Office MDTN
110 9th Avenue South, Suite A-961
Nashville, TN 37205
(615)736-2143
Vice-Chair
Butler Snow LLP
6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 500
Memphis, TN 38119
(901)544-4231
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Memphis Violated Federal Decree in Surveilling Protestors, Judge Says

U.S. District Judge Jon McCalla ruled Friday that the Memphis Police Department engaged in political intelligence of protesters both at their protests and online, violating a federal court decree from 1978, WMC Action News 5 reports. The police department issued a statement following the ruling, saying in part that its "monitoring of social media for protests and counter protests is non-partisan. The City has an obligation to provide public safety and to anticipate threats to public safety."
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