You Found Human Bones!!!

Here’s an interesting post from our friends at the Archaeology in Tennessee blog about the legal ramifications of disturbing human remains.

Archaeology in Tennessee

I am a professional scientist and not an attorney. Please be advised that my analysis in this post is not intended to be, and should not be construed as being, legal advice or counsel to anyone. If you need legal advice or counsel with regard to the content of TCA 11-6-107 (d)(1-7), the Tennessee Cemetery and Burial Site Laws, and how they might affect you or someone you know, please contact an attorney who is licensed to practice law in Tennessee.

Mr. Aaron Deter-Wolf at the Tennessee Division of Archaeology is hereby credited with clarifying some of the subtleties and nuances in the Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 46.

The Archaeology in Tennessee blog begins this new year by discussing an important subject that may intrude on a nice Tennessee afternoon when all else seems right with the world. You are performing some kind of soil-disturbing activity, and you run into…

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