Marshall Project, Journalist Sue Shelby Crime Commission Over Access to Records

The Marshall Project and Memphis journalist Wendi C. Thomas have filed a lawsuit against the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission over access to the agency’s records, The Daily Memphian reports. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Shelby County Chancery Court under the Tennessee public records act. The lawsuit states that after requesting multiple records from the Crime Commission, journalists repeatedly were denied access to the information by the organization.
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