Shelby County Asks DOJ for Release from Juvenile Court MOA - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jul 18, 2018
Shelby County has again asked the U.S. Department of Justice to be released from the requirements of a memorandum of agreement between the Juvenile Court, the county and the DOJ to reform the court, The Commercial Appeal reports. A June 6 monitor’s report, however, recommended continued oversight, citing concerns including psychiatric evaluations and the number of minors still transferred to adult court.