Lawmakers hear suggestions to ‘refine’ bail system

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 13, 2021 6:44 PM CT | Published: September 13, 2021 6:44 PM CT

Prosecutors, sheriffs, judges, criminal justice reform advocates and others testified to a General Assembly committee on the money bail system Monday, Sept. 13. But lawmakers leaned more to small changes than sweeping reform.

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Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.

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