Former Criminal Court Judge James C. Beasley Jr. dies

By , Daily Memphian Published: February 22, 2021 5:36 PM CT

James C. Beasley Jr, a former Shelby County Criminal Court judge, died Sunday, Feb. 21. He was remembered as fair and a well-respected judge by his friends and colleagues. 


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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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