In Part Five of Intersection’s Recidivism Series, Bobby Rettew talks with Jennifer Johnson of the public defender’s office about the log jam in the court system. She shares her story as she serves as co-vice chair of the Anderson County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. Jennifer also shares her perspective as the Chief Circuit Public Defender of the 10th Judicial Circuit in South Carolina; and the log jam inside the court system as the CJCC continues to find ways to reduce the jail population inside an over crowded Anderson County Detention Center.
Public Defender’s Office:
Jennifer Johnson’s Bio:
Anderson County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC)