TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Jun 11, 2012

U.S. Department of Justice officials came to Memphis on May 31 and met with Larry Scroggs, the court's chief administrative officer, and other officials, including District Attorney General Amy Weirich and Chief Public Defender Stephen Bush, to address a recent report that showed patterns of discrimination against black youths in Shelby County's juvenile system. The DOJ canceled a public meeting that had been scheduled for May 30, but have said they will schedule another soon, according to the Commercial Appeal