Tennessee ACLU Chooses Nashville Attorney as New Chief

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee (ACLU-TN) earlier this week announced that it has selected a Nashville attorney to be its next executive director. 

Kathy Sinback will now lead the organization, replacing Hedy Weinberg who stepped down in July. 

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Gov. Haslam Grants Clemency to Cyntoia Brown, Sets Aug. 7 Release Date for Woman Convicted of Murder at Age 16

Retiring Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday gave executive clemency to convicted murderer Cyntoia Brown by commuting her life sentence. Brown will be released on Aug. 7 to parole supervision for a period of 10 years, Haslam said in a statement. She served 15 years in prison. She was convicted…

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