County Commission approves $2.45M settlement in jail tracking glitch lawsuit

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 27, 2021 1:48 PM CT | Published: April 26, 2021 8:59 PM CT

The federal class action lawsuit was filed in 2016, a month after a new computer system was installed by the county to track the movement of pre-trial detainees through the criminal justice system. 


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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.