Officials work to increase juvenile transparency amid tight state laws

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 24, 2023 3:15 PM CT | Published: March 16, 2023 1:06 AM CT

The limited access to juvenile court proceedings and case records may change as local leaders push for publicly available data and other case records. 

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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