Criminal justice groups demand bail reform, threaten lawsuit against county

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 01, 2021 6:06 PM CT | Published: December 01, 2021 5:37 PM CT
<strong>Josh Spickler (going to the city jail to post bail bonds on March 22, 2020) is executive director of Just City, which is&nbsp;demanding an end to cash bail and threatening a class-action lawsuit.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Josh Spickler (going to the city jail to post bail bonds on March 22, 2020) is executive director of Just City, which is demanding an end to cash bail and threatening a class-action lawsuit. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Just City and the ACLU gave county officials until the end of December to respond to their letter and until the end of January to hold a “mediated discussion.” 

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Mayor Lee Harris Shelby County Sheriff Floyd Bonner Jr. Just City Josh Spickler
Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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