When the Justice Department came for Shelby County Juvenile Court

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 20, 2023 4:16 PM CT | Published: March 15, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Much of the current framework of the Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Court is the result of a 2012 agreement between Shelby County elected leaders and the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Justice Department.


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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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