Shelby County, Tennessee Jail Longer Detentions Settlement

Shelby County, Tennessee is settling a class action alleging it detained certain people for longer than permitted by law. The complaint alleged that the excessive detentions were due to a computer system installed in November 2016 and violated state and federal laws.  Read more

Shelby County Jail

Rutherford County Arrest and Detention of Juveniles Settlement

Rutherford County, Tennessee is settling a consolidated class actions alleging it maintained de facto policies involving false arrests and wrongful detention of certain juveniles. The complaint alleged that Rutherford County had violated state laws in de facto policies of (a) requiring juveniles charged with a juvenile or unruly offense be taken into custody and taken  Read more

Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center