TN NAACP v. Lee: United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Nashville Division - Complaint

On Dec. 3, 2020, Campaign Legal Center (CLC), The Tennessee Conference of the NAACP, and five individual plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit against Tenneesse's Governor, Commissioner of the Department of Correction, Coordinator of Elections, and Secretary of State and the Rutherford County Clerk of Circuit Court. This case challenges, under the procedural due process clause, the state's unequal, inaccessible, opaque, and error-ridden implementation of the statutes granting restoration of voting rights to citizens who lost the right to vote because of a felony conviction under the procedural due process clause.