General Sessions Court Clerk Otis Jackson suspended - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

General Sessions Court Clerk Otis Jackson suspended

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(WMC-TV ) - Shelby County General Sessions Court Clerk Otis Jackson, Jr. has been suspended for 60 days with pay, effective August 5th.

The decision was made Friday by judges of both the civil and criminal divisions of Shelby County General Sessions Court.

Edward Stanton has been appointed temporary clerk during Jackson's suspension.

Jackson is accused of coercing employees under his supervision to donate and help him raise money for his re-election campaign.

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