Department of Corrections Death Penalty Procedures (Department of Corrections)

Emily Hopkins filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Tennessee.
Status
Rejected

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From: Emily Hopkins

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Policies, procedures and/or training documents pertaining to the execution of death row inmates.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Emily Hopkins

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 4, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 4, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 4, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Torrey S. Grimes

In response to the public record request as submitted, the Tennessee Department of Correction declines to provide the information. Responding to out-of-state requestors is discretionary under the Tennessee Public Records Act. Therefore, due to the voluminous nature of the records requested, the vast majority of which are only in paper format, the Department declines response.

However, the majority of records requested are already in the public forum via responses to various media outlets as well as publicly litigated matters.

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