TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 10, 2018
State lawmakers are proposing new changes to a law that allows judges to send individuals not convicted of a crime to months of solitary confinement, The Tennessean reports. The proposed changes would ban sending juveniles to state prison and establishes a mandated review of whether those sent to solitary confinement before trial should remain there. Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris, R-Collierville, said the changes are needed to provide more due process.