TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Oct 29, 2012

Two lawyers who sought to challenge Knox County’s handling of more than 140 truancy cases have been turned back in their attempt to create a class action for young people they say should not have been jailed for minor offenses such as truancy, smoking or running away from home. In rejecting the appeal, Fourth Circuit Judge Bill Swan said that it was an issue for the state legislature to decide. The News Sentinel reports.