Sunday, May 21, 2023

Nashville unlikely to sue over state eliminating police oversight board; airport suit coming

BY: ADAM FRIEDMAN, Tennessee Lookout, MAY 18, 2023 - ... Jill Fitcheard, the executive director of Metro Nashville Community Oversight Department, told the Lookout that latest discussions with Metro’s legal department indicate the city won’t file a lawsuit challenging the new state law, which was signed by Gov. Bill Lee Wednesday and set to go into effect later this year. ... The Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship are discussing how they can file a suit without Nashville signing on, said Davie Tucker, the group’s leader. ... It’s widely expected that the next suit Nashville files will challenge the state’s takeover of the Nashville Airport Authority. (read it at this link)

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