Fighting Exclusion

Story Van Ness of Knox Pride speaks at a rally in Krutch Park Extension

Transgender advocate Story VanNess is challenging the state’s insurance system ‘so that other people don’t have to deal with what I’m going through.’

Immune or Liable?

Exterior of buildings at an immigrant detention center in Houston, surrounded by fences with barbed wire.

In a lawsuit against the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, lawyers spar over the treatment of a Honduran immigrant.

The Masks Come Off

Girl in mask

A federal judge temporarily lifts his mandate on Knox County Schools — but the resolution of the case still awaits.

Contested Development

A controversial Tooles Bend plan is rebuffed by a second court ruling, on the basis of a sewage plant that developers say they don’t intend to build.

COVID in the Courts

Downtown Knoxville

A revised complaint leads to a change of venue for a lawsuit by two plastic surgeons seeking to nullify the county’s mask mandate.