Exclusive: Reprimanded judge talks why she’s been away from the bench

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 16, 2023 11:13 AM CT | Published: October 16, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Shelby County Criminal Court 9 Judge Melissa Boyd said she reached an agreement with the Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct to temporarily step down after complaints and an order of protection were filed against her.


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Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming covers Memphis and Shelby County’s court system and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He formerly covered education and earned his B.A. in journalism from the University of Memphis.

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