TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Nov 7, 2018
Nashvillians voted overwhelmingly yesterday to create a new citizen-led panel to oversee local police, The Tennessean reports. The measure passed by a margin of 59 percent to 41 percent. An ongoing legal battle concerning the amendment, mounted by the Nashville Fraternal Order of Police, will be taken up by the Tennessee Court of Appeals on Dec. 5. The police union argued that supporters did not collect enough signatures to put the referendum on the ballot.