Just City program trains volunteers to be eyes and ears in court

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 12, 2019 3:13 PM CT | Published: February 11, 2019 1:00 PM CT
<strong>Robin Pearl (center) and other volunteers attend a class at Just City on Saturday, Feb. 9, to learn how to be a monitor with the Court Watch program. Court Watch is an advocacy group started to help defendants and their families understand what is happening in court.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Robin Pearl (center) and other volunteers attend a class at Just City on Saturday, Feb. 9, to learn how to be a monitor with the Court Watch program. Court Watch is an advocacy group started to help defendants and their families understand what is happening in court. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Just City's Court Watch wants to have 100 volunteers trained by the end of year to observe court proceedings, from arraignments to trials, at 201 Poplar. 

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Yolanda Jones

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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