Shelby County Bail Hearing Room hears its first six cases

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 17, 2023 7:40 PM CT | Published: February 17, 2023 7:36 PM CT

The hearing room is a result of a court order that followed the American Civil Liberties Union and local advocacy groups threatening to sue Shelby County government for its bail and pretrial detention practices.


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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. 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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