Mass Justice in Southern Court Replete With Rights Violations, ABA Observers Say

On a Monday last fall, a group of court watchers with the American Bar Association say they witnessed the machine of a high-volume misdemeanor court in Nashville violating the rights of the poor and those who represented themselves.

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Energy Department Accused of Ignoring Risks at Nuclear Facility

The Natural Resources Defense Council and Nuclear Watch filed a federal lawsuit against Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday, claiming the government’s plans to use a half-century-old Tennessee complex for a new uranium processing facility risks a catastrophic nuclear incident in the event of an earthquake.

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