Just City report says more juvenile justice reform is needed

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 01, 2022 11:33 AM CT | Published: August 01, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Just City requested the help from Joshua Perry, former Executive Director of the Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights, to conduct research. The current district attorney and juvenile court judge both question the timing of the report, however.


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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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