Retired judge examining courts for the city makes $200 per hour

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 28, 2023 5:52 PM CT

Retired Shelby County Criminal Court Division III Judge James Robert “Bobby” Carter Jr. was contracted by the city to perform an efficiency study on various court systems within Memphis.


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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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