Federal judge rules against Nashville bar owners
July 12, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A judge has ruled against some Nashville bar owners who sought a temporary restraining order against city officials in an effort to push back against coronavirus restrictions.
Federal Judge Eli Richardson denied the request, the mayor's office and the plaintiffs' attorney told news outlets on Sunday.
"Judge Richardson's ruling affirms Metro's approach in fighting the coronavirus and keeping Nashvillians safe," Nashville Mayor John Cooper said in a statement.
Attorney Bryan Lewis, who is representing the bar owners said they are disappointed with the ruling but pla...