Sexton files state constitutional amendment tightening bail rules

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 01, 2024 6:53 PM CT | Published: February 01, 2024 2:07 PM CT

The proposed amendment, which would be on the 2026 ballot, would limit financial consideration in bail for the mostly violent crimes covered by the 2022 “truth in sentencing” law.

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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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