Just City on NPR: “Let Local People Solve Local Problems”

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Five years ago, the Justice Department concluded that juvenile courts in Memphis, Tenn., failed to give due process to children.

Civil rights investigators uncovered significant racial disparities, and they reached a deal to fix some of those failings.

Now, local officials are asking to terminate federal oversight. They’re making their pitch to Justice Department leaders, who have a very different view of civil rights enforcement from the previous administration.”

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