John A. Steakely
Attorney John Steakley is a 1996 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law. He began his career as the Special Prosecutor for Drug Crimes for a multi-county, multi-agency drug task force in Tennessee, where he represented the State of Tennessee in thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases in a 5-county judicial district.
AJC: Fulton County jail will get working cell locks
After years of stalling, the Fulton County Commission voted just before the holidays to go $5 million in debt to replace more than 1,300 substandard locks at the Fulton County Jail.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has the full story.
This is, I think, another anecdotal example of what a disaster the Fulton County justice system has become. I completely understand that they are the biggest and busiest system in the entire state, but size and volume are not excuses for the type of disorganization I see when I go there.
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