TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Sep 28, 2018
The Tennessee Supreme Court last Thursday declined to review a case brought by the Nashville Fraternal Order of Police aimed to block efforts to establish a citizen oversight board of police, The Tennessean reports. The FOP’s appeal of the suit’s earlier dismissal is still pending at the lower Court of Appeals, but the Supreme Court’s denial to see the case essentially ensures that it will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. David Raybin, an attorney representing the FOP, said the group would continue its appeal even if it meant striking down the referendum after the election.