The Law Office of Daniel A. Horwitz, Esq.

Selected Case History

1. Gluzman v. Tennessee Board of Law Examiners (pending)

Briefs:

Appellant’s Brief

Brief of Amici Curiae The Beacon Center, Cato Institute, and Goldwater Institute

Petition of Vanderbilt Law School and University of Tennessee College of Law

 Selected Media Coverage:

-Nashville Post: Argentine lawyer challenging Tennessee Board of Law Examiners

-Supreme Court of Tennessee Blog: The Tennessee Supreme Court Has Agreed to Hear a Laughably Egregious Case of Economic Protectionism

-Cato At Liberty Blog: Even Lawyers Have the Right to Earn an Honest Living

-Beacon Center Blog: Banned From the Bar Exam

-Nashville Post: National conservative groups join local bar fight

2.  Owens v. Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

Case Filings:

Plaintiff’s Complaint

Plaintiff’s Application for Temporary Injunction

*Order Granting Judgment to Plaintiff

Selected Media Coverage:

-Patch: Obscenity Charges Dropped In Nashville Stick Figure Sex Case

-Faultlines: Nashville Cops Hate Stick Figure Sex (and the First Amendment)

-Heat Street: Tennessee Cops Back Down on Fine For ‘Obscene’ Bumper Sticker of Stick Figures

-TechDirt: Driver Sues State After Receiving Ticket For ‘Obscene’ Stick Figure Vehicle Decal

3.  Project Belle, LLC v. Tennessee Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners

Case Documents:

Board Complaint and Demand Letter

Respondent’s Response Letter Denying Liability and Refusing Consent Order

*Board Dismissal of Complaint

Selected Media Coverage:

-Forbes: Tennessee Regulators Drop Complaint, Won’t Block Beauty App From Operating

-Forbes: Tennessee Wants To Shut Down This Beauty And Health App For Offering ‘Highly Disturbing’ Competition

-Nashville Business Journal: Regulators withdraw complaint against Nashville-based startups

-Reason: Tennessee Cosmetology Board Admits it Doesn’t Have Authority To Regulate Tech Companies

-Daily Signal: How This Nashville Tech Company Challenged a State Regulatory Board and Won

4.  R.U. v. State of Tennessee

Case Documents:

Petition for Writ of Audita Querela (Redacted)

*Order Granting Writ of Audita Querela 

Selected Media Coverage:

-Slate: An Attorney and a DA Are Seeking Justice for Tennesseans Convicted of “Homosexual Acts”

-NPR: How Nashville Man Cleared Of ‘Homosexual Acts’ Conviction Paves The Way