Court rejects two proposed consent decree changes but allows others

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 22, 2020 9:10 AM CT | Published: September 21, 2020 7:02 PM CT

Two changes sought by the city of Memphis in a 41-year-old consent decree governing police surveillance will not be allowed under a ruling issued Monday, Sept. 21, by U.S. District Judge Jon McCalla allowing most changes.

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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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