Judge reprimanded for overturning 163-year sentence

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 21, 2024 8:15 AM CT | Published: February 20, 2024 8:39 PM CT

The Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct issued Shelby County Criminal Court Division 1 Judge Paula Skahan a public reprimand Feb. 14 for overturning the sentence of Courtney Anderson in December 2022.


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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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