Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Adam Tamburin

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Adam:

Prosecutors, law enforcement come out against Gov. Bill Lee's permitless carry plan

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's planned legislation would allow gun owners to bypass the permit process reqiuring a background check and safety training. → Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court sets two new execution dates for 2020

The Tennessee Supreme Court on Monday set dates for two more executions in 2020. → Read More

City blocks release of emails involving Mayor John Cooper's business talks

The Tennessean is requesting the public records because of Cooper's pledge for transparency and the potential significance of the deal for the city. → Read More

Tennessee execution: Nicholas Todd Sutton executed by electric chair

Tennessee death row inmate Nicholas Todd Sutton was executed Thursday night by the electric chair. → Read More

Tennessee execution: U.S. Supreme Court will not stop the death of Nicholas Todd Sutton

Sutton's legal team had argued that the high court should intervene, in part because the jury saw him in shackles during his trial. → Read More

Tennessee execution: Gov. Bill Lee will not stop Nicholas Sutton's execution

Sutton was convicted of killing four people. He was sentenced to death for his involvement in the fatal stabbing of fellow inmate Carl Estep in 1985. → Read More

Legal options dwindle in fight to block death row inmate Nicholas Todd Sutton execution

Legal options to block Nicholas Todd Sutton's execution are dwindling, making it more likely he will be put to death as scheduled on Thursday night. → Read More

Murder trial against Nashville police officer Andrew Delke delayed until summer

Judge Monte Watkins initially set the trial for March. But, in a new filing, prosecutors said they needed a delay. → Read More

Wilson County Judge Haywood Barry regrets comment about 'regular white man' hours in court

Wilson County Judge Haywood Barry said he regrets making a comment that likened second shift to a slave's hours. → Read More

Tennessee might not have lethal injection drugs to carry out executions, according to emails

Attorneys for death row inmates say emails obtained from the state prove they don't have the supplies to carry out a crowded schedule of executions in 2020. → Read More

Nashville demonstrators protest new Indian citizenship law

The law, passed in December, expedites naturalization for persecuted religious minorities from neighboring Islamic countries. Muslims are not included. → Read More

Tennessee prison inmate dies after fight at Trousdale Turner

Trousdale Turner remained on lock down Sunday, and the Tennessee Department of Correction and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are looking into the death. → Read More

Honky Tonk Central manager told female bartenders to 'sex it up,' harassment lawsuit says

The complaint says women who worked at the Lower Broadway bar were subjected to demeaning and discriminatory comments from managers. → Read More

Tennessee journalists win access to new statewide media lawyer

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announced this week that it would hire a media lawyer in Tennessee and four other states in 2020. → Read More

Death row inmate Nicholas Todd Sutton chooses electric chair for Feb. 20 execution

Nicholas Todd Sutton, 58, has been convicted of killing four people. → Read More

New FAFSA should be shorter and easier to fill out. Here's what you need to know.

The FUTURE Act provides permanent funding for HBCUs and simplifies the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form. → Read More

Lawyers ask Tennessee Supreme Court to weigh in on police officer Andrew Delke's case

Nashville police officer Andrew Delk's attorney filed an appeal with the high court, requesting a ruling on his change of venue request. → Read More

Trial date set for Andrew Delke, Nashville police officer charged with murder

Multiple court battles over witnesses and other issues are likely to spin out before the trial. → Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court sets two new execution dates for 2020

The Tennessee Supreme Court on Wednesday announced new execution dates in 2020 for two death row inmates. → Read More

Woman files $5M lawsuit against ex-NYPD cop who broke into her Nashville home and threatened her

Reynolds broke into Conese Halliburton's home in 2018, mistaking it for his nearby Airbnb, and hurled threats and racial slurs at her family. → Read More