Memphis municipal courts shut down over coronavirus concerns

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 27, 2020 9:46 AM CT | Published: August 27, 2020 9:46 AM CT
<strong>Memphis municipal courts have suspended all in-person cases due to coronavirus concerns</strong>. (Daily Memphian file)

Memphis municipal courts have suspended all in-person cases due to coronavirus concerns. (Daily Memphian file)

Memphis municipal courts announced Thursday the suspension of all in-person court cases because of COVID-19 concerns. Officials cited the high volume of people coming to the Walter Bailey Criminal Justice Center at 201 Poplar. 

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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