The long-running Lynn Wolfe v. Esco Jarnigan lawsuit is poised to proceed. According to an article in the Knoxville News-Sentinel (click here), the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals recently turned aside Jarnigan's efforts to have the entire case tossed out before a trial.
The News-Sentinel articles often contain links to court documents. Magistrate Dennis Inman's memorandum and order is here. The 6th Circuit's opinion is here.