Author: Deborah Fisher
Citizen wins $78K in attorney’s fees, expenses in public records suit against Knox County, Tenn., sheriff
Author speaks on how Black celebrities boosted civil rights movement
Seeking open-meetings loophole not in public's interest
Sept. 16: Panel to discuss 'Racial Justice Protests and the First Amendment'
Judge: Tennessee law prohibiting false campaign literature violates First Amendment
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Memphis police limit media requests to view public records to 1 journalist per day
Memphis journalist files First Amendment lawsuit after removal from city's media advisory list
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