Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Monday, June 26, 2017

Ending Federal Oversight of Juvenile System in TN County

From U.S. News and World Report:

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee county has requested an end to federal oversight of its juvenile court system.

In a letter dated June 9, Shelby County officials cited progress in meeting standards set by the Department of Justice. The DOJ began oversight in 2012 after a report found failings in the system, including discrimination, unsafe confinement conditions and lack of due process, The Commercial Appeal reported ( .

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