TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 25, 2017
Tennessee’s opioid crisis was the primary focus of the recent Juvenile Justice conference, which attracted juvenile court judges, judicial staff, attorneys and other professionals from across the state. Judge Duane Slone of the 4th Judicial District discussed the success of many of the state’s drug courts, but stressed the capacity is not there to handle the opioid epidemic. Though nearly half the conference focused on the opioid crisis, attendees also discussed the psychological mindset of school shooters and other topics.