Decorum guide gets modest tweaking as council discovers limits of disciplining one of its own

By , Daily Memphian Published: December 01, 2020 8:30 PM CT

Council Chairwoman Patrice Robinson said council members who behave badly, as council member Edmund Ford Sr. did two weeks ago, can’t be removed or suspended. And restoring order is “a question of judgment” by the chairperson.

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Memphis City Council city council ethics Edmund Ford Sr. JB Smiley Jr. Patrice Robinson

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