Records show increase, racial disparity in juvenile transfers to adult court

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 13, 2020 4:05 AM CT

Children transferred from juvenile court to adult court is on the rise. Last year, 90 children were charged as adults and almost all are African American.

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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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