TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on May 15, 2018
Metro Nashville’s legal department is facing scrutiny from the Metro Council over the actions of an attorney who deposed a mother of a teen girl who claimed she was sexually abused at school, The Tennessean reports. The girl and her mother are suing the city in federal court accusing negligence on the part of Metro Nashville Public Schools, and in the deposition of the girl’s mother, an attorney asked questions about the girl’s sexual history, birth control usage and menstrual cycle. “Our youth and their families deserve better treatment,” said Councilmember Angie Henderson.