TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Apr 28, 2015

Four victims’ rights groups are asking the Tennessee Supreme Court to rule against a coalition of news media organizations seeking access to text messages in a high-profile rape case involving four former Vanderbilt University football players. The Times Free Press reports that the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, the Tennessean Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence, the National Crime Victim Law Institute and the Sexual Assault Centers are asking the court to consider the victims before releasing information to the media.