October 2017 - Vol. 53, No. 10

Give Help

As I write, two terrible natural disasters have hit states within driving range of Tennessee. Thousands are in need; those needs include legal needs; you can help; and it’s never been easier.

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Public Chapter 467: Public Employers and the Battle Over Gun Rights

A few years ago, we authored an article, “Guns in Trunks: An Erosion of Tennessee’s Employment-at-will Rule?”[1] which discussed the “guns in trunks” legislation and the interaction between Second Amendment rights and a private employer’s ability to terminate and/or discipline employees who violated a no firearm policy.

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Ready for Some Good News?

Good news from Congress is not flashy, but it is encouraging. Congress is making important strides by studying, writing and passing significant legislation affecting our veterans and older adults.

The following laws are at various stages in the legislative process. The status of pending legislation is noted at the end of each summary.

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