A judge’s retirement has voters asking: Will her replacement bring change to a dysfunctional system?
WPLN’s Meribah Knight sat down with WPLN host Nina Cardona to explain what Judge Donna Scott Davenport’s departure means — and what it doesn’t — for the children of Rutherford County.
Rutherford County’s juvenile court judge Donna Scott Davenport announced her retirement this week — one day after two Democrats introduced a resolution that could have resulted in her removal.
Rutherford County’s embattled juvenile court judge will not seek reelection, a county spokesperson announced Tuesday.
A new bill in the state legislature could result in the removal of Rutherford County’s juvenile court judge. That’s after reporting from WPLN News and ProPublica revealed the justice system there was illegally arresting and jailing children.