Candidates Interview for Juvenile Judge

Candidates seeking to replace Juvenile Judge Suzanne Bailey offered suggestions on how they would improve the juvenile justice system in Hamilton County during public interviews. Ideas included jailing parents of truant children, holding Saturday court, and allowing reformed youth to determine punishments for new youth offenders. Judge Bailey announced in February that she will retire April 30. Commissioners plan to name her replacement next Thursday. The Chattanooga Times Free Press has more.