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The Kids of Rutherford County
The Kids of Rutherford County
Serial Productions & The New York Times

From Serial Productions and The New York Times in partnership with ProPublica and Nashville Public Radio, “The Kids of Rutherford County” is... more

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Episode 4: Dedicated Public Servants

The lawyers settle with the county, which agrees to pay the kids who were wrongfully arrested and illegally jailed; the... more

09 Nov 2023 · 38 minutes
Episode 3: Would You Like to Sue the Government?

Wes Clark reads a telling line in a police report about how Rutherford County’s juvenile justice system really works. He... more

02 Nov 2023 · 47 minutes
Episode 2: What the Hell Are You People Doing?

A young lawyer named Wes Clark can’t get the Rutherford County juvenile court to let his clients out of detention... more

26 Oct 2023 · 32 minutes
Episode 1: The Egregious Video

A police officer in Rutherford County, Tenn., sees a video of little kids fighting, and decides to investigate. This leads... more

26 Oct 2023 · 27 minutes

For over a decade, one Tennessee county arrested and illegally jailed hundreds, maybe thousands, of children. A four-part narrative series... more

19 Oct 2023 · 2 minutes
The Kids of Rutherford County
Episode 4: Dedicated Public Servants
The Kids of Rutherford County