2021: Tennessee focused on the successful efforts of Governor Lee to reform reentry and alternative sentencing throughout the state. ROC will work tirelessly against mandatory minimum sentencing efforts and attempts to advance sweeping sentencing reform that would include mandatory minimums and increase the prison population in Tennessee.
2022: Session starts 1/12/2022
Bail reform is getting some legislative attention as well as defense against various prosecutor initiatives.
Julie is a graduate of Marshall University and of Regent University School of Law. She also attended Georgetown Law Center as a visiting student. While in law school, she clerked on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Julie served four years at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. After a few years in private practice as a civil defense litigator, Julie returned to public service and began her work in the Office of the West Virginia Attorney General where she primarily served as an appellate advocate for the State of West Virginia and as legislative counsel to the Attorney General.
News & Research
Right On Crime Welcomes Former Tennessee Corrections Commissioner as Newest Signatory
by Tonya KerrJune 23, 2022
Tennessee’s recently passed truth in sentencing law centers around politics, not prevention
by Julie Warren, Patrick Plein, published by TennesseanMay 14, 2022
Tennessee Leaders Define Conservative Criminal Justice Reform
by Julie WarrenMay 13, 2021