DOJ report says Shelby County Juvenile Court still has problems

A second DOJ report expected by end of year

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 12, 2018 11:39 AM CT | Published: December 12, 2018 12:17 AM CT
After six years of monitoring Shelby County Juvenile Court, a recently released U.S. Department of Justice report states that oversight at the court should have not ended because the agency is “deeply flawed,” enabling a “culture of intimidation” undermining due process for African-American children in the system.

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Dan Michael Sandra Simkins Shelby County Juvenile Court U.S. Department of Justice
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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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