TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Nov 2, 2012

A man detained in a Nashville park for carrying an AK-47-style pistol across his chest filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court after a federal appeals court in August ruled that the park ranger who initially detained him did not violate his rights, WRCB reports. Leonard Embody was let go when it was determined that the gun was legally considered a handgun which is permissible in state parks under Tennessee law with a valid permit.