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Shelby County committee recommends DOJ oversight of juvenile courts

This story has been republished with permission from Tennessee Lookout. Read the original story here. The Shelby County Law Enforcement, Corrections and Courts Committee voted to recommend the U.S. Department of Justice resume oversight of the county’s juvenile court system after concerns that current policies have failed to address racial disparities.  On Wednesday the Countywide Juvenile […]