Shelby County Juvenile Court changes defense procedure after DOJ report

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 08, 2019 11:48 PM CT
Shelby County Juvenile Court staff members will no longer select defense attorneys for juvenile detainees, Mayor Lee Harris’ office announced Tuesday.


Dan Michael Lee Harris Sandra Simkins Shelby County Government Shelby County Juvenile Court
Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.

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