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Pardoned Felon Sues State Over Right To Bear Arms

September 25, 2011

Second Amendment advocates have been “up in arms” over a recent case that has resulted in a conflict between the constitutional supremacy of the pardon and the Tennessee lawmakers responsible for statutorily restricting the rights of felons. The case involves David Scott Blackwell, a Franklin man who received a felony drug possession in 1989 when […]

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New Tennessee Law Lessens Search Warrant Requirements

August 1, 2011

A new Tennessee law went into effect July 1, 2011 for the purpose of relaxing the requirements for search warrants. Courts in Tennessee have long upheld the simple yet strict rules for obtaining and executing search warrants in criminal cases. Such rules are in place to safeguard an individual’s rights during a criminal investigation. However, […]

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Police Beating Caught on Tape

July 11, 2011

David Raybin, a prominent member of Hollins, Raybin and Weissman, will be handling the civil rights lawsuit of a man critically beaten by members of the Humphreys County Sheriff’s Department. Darrin Ring, 35, alleges the use of excessive force by law enforcement officials during a response to a shot fired call. A camera on one […]

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Tennessee Mosque Under Protest

June 28, 2011

Freedom of religion is a constitutionally enjoyed right; however, recent protest in Murfreesboro, Tennessee has made it unclear how far that right extends. In November of last year, a local congregation of 250 Muslim families purchased a 15-acre lot on the southern edge of town for an estimated $320,000. It has been reported that 95% […]

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Hollins, Raybin and Weissman file Civil Rights Complaint Against Warden and Guards for death of inmate during cell extraction.

February 2, 2011

Lead counsel, David Raybin was interviewed by Nashville media in response to statements made by a Tennessee Department of Corrections’ spokesperson who said “there were no violations of policy” regarding the inmate’s cell extraction. Prison officials had previously reported that the 33 year old Toll had died of natural causes, but the State Medical Examiner […]

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