Tennessee Can’t Temporarily Ban Abortions, Sixth Circuit Says

The Covid-19 pandemic does not give lawmakers the authority to curtail constitutional rights – even temporarily – according to a ruling out of the Sixth Circuit in which the court upheld a federal judge’s decision to prevent the implementation of Tennessee’s proposed three-week ban on elective abortions.

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Court Steps in After Tennessee County Loses Dash-Cam Video

Before appointing a forensic examiner or considering sanctions against a Tennessee county for the loss of months of dashboard camera footage – possible evidence for nine lawsuits against a single sheriff’s deputy accused of a range of misconduct – a federal magistrate wants to ensure the footage is actually gone. 

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