New bail courtroom wins county funding in rare joint appearance by Weirich and Mulroy

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 09, 2022 5:51 AM CT | Published: August 08, 2022 10:29 PM CT

The new court is expected to hold full hearings on bail requests; its creation was prompted by threats of a lawsuit over the way bail is handled in Shelby County and the success of a similar lawsuit in another jurisdiction. 


Steve Mulroy Amy Weirich cash bail reform judicial commissioners

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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