TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on May 3, 2012

Representatives of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice say they are going to Blountville next week to resolve complaints alleging violation of the religious freedoms of some county jail inmates. County Attorney Dan Street says DOJ officials have repeatedly said their intent is not an adversarial one, but simply to prompt compliance with federal law on inmates’ right to access religious texts and articles, the Times-News reports.