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Chism pushes solitary confinement limit for juveniles, pregnant women

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 10, 2020 4:00 AM CT

State Rep. Jesse Chism is calling it a “moral imperative” for the state to pass legislation restricting solitary confinement of juveniles and pregnant women. But his legislation is likely to hit a Republican wall.

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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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