Shelby County Jail inspections find issues of ‘great concern’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 17, 2021 9:06 AM CT | Published: August 16, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Throughout the course of legal proceedings, a California-based consulting firm has conducted multiple inspections of the Shelby County Jail.</strong> (Daily Memphian file)

Throughout the course of legal proceedings, a California-based consulting firm has conducted multiple inspections of the Shelby County Jail. (Daily Memphian file)

Attorneys representing the inmates, including lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union and Memphis’ Just City, claim conditions at the jail are ill-equipped to deal with safety regarding COVID-19.

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