Letter to General Sessions Court Judges

Dear Colleague:

I am writing to make you aware of the recent debate in the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee on the amendment to House Bill 1131, the text of which is attached.  While Section 2 of the amendment does nothing more than make explicit the authority that members of the Judiciary would have to order the use of monitoring devices, Section 1 presents an attack on the discretion of magistrates and judges to decide the conditions of a defendant’s release.

Area bail bonding agencies donate $1,000 to Memphis Union Mission

Area bail bonding agencies donate $1,000 to Memphis Union Mission

A Memphis bonding company and statewide association have partnered to donate $1,000 to the city’s oldest and largest rescue mission. Today, Liberty Bail Bonds and Tennessee Association of Professional Bail Agents (TAPBA) presented the joint donation to Memphis Union Mission, an organization that “ministers to the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of men, women and families who are homeless, addicted and in crisis.”