Communication Law Section

This section is a resource for lawyers interested in legal issues faced by users, providers and regulators of print, telecommunications and broadcast and web-based services, facilities and equipment. Learn more, contact Christy Gibson at cgibson@tnbar.org

Immediate Past Chair
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis...
PO Box 198966
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)850-8859
Chair
Aaron & Sanders PLLC
605 Berry Road, Suite A
Nashville, TN 37204
(615)577-0991

TBA to Introduce Legal Document Generation

The TBA will soon launch a new subscription-based product for Tennessee lawyers — automated legal forms. The initiative will use HotDocs, a custom documentation generator that creates form templates and speeds up the preparation process based on client and case data. In order to provide this valuable resource to our members, we hope to obtain your comments and ideas on forms you deem beneficial for replication. With across-the-board participation, we can comprise a substantive, comprehensive database where subscribers will have access to forms submitted by all TBA sections. Please send suggestions and comments to TBA Membership Director Mindy Fulks.

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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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