Shelby County would lose two judgeships under state bill

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 15, 2024 4:00 PM CT | Published: March 15, 2024 4:00 PM CT

The bill comes amid heightened scrutiny of Shelby County’s criminal justice system by Republican lawmakers and the Board of Judicial Conduct.


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Ian Round

Ian Round

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

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