Tag Archives: Memphis

President Biden Nominates Andre B. Mathis to the Sixth Circuit

Yesterday, President Biden nominated Memphis, Tennessee litigator Andre B. Mathis to the Sixth Circuit, filling the seat of Judge Bernice B. Donald, who announced in May that she will assume senior status upon the confirmation of her replacement. Mathis is currently a partner in the Memphis, Tennessee office of the law firm Butler Snow LLP, … Continue Reading

Sixth Circuit Rebuffs Adult Business Operators in Tennessee

The Sixth Circuit recently rebuffed a request by adult business operators in Memphis, Tennessee to apply an unconstitutional city statute in order to escape a newly enacted, more onerous county ordinance.  In 1996, adult business operators had brought suit against the City of Memphis facially challenging the constitutionality of an ordinance requiring registration of adult businesses.  See East Brooks Books, Inc. v. … Continue Reading