TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jun 12, 2015

The Nashville juvenile justice system is changing the way it treats children who commit crimes, WSMV reports. Instead of parole officers, the Davidson County Juvenile Justice Center will now have support intervention and accountability teams. Whether it's criminal trespassing or a theft charge, an assessment team will go into the child's home and school and spend 30 days writing an assessment report to get to the root of the problem. In Maury County, The Columbia Herald covers an ongoing debate about the treatment of juvenile offenders.