District Attorney Tony Clayton (2022)
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2022-04-27
Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Juvenile justice, Administration of | Crime
- Clayton, Tony Speaker
- Stassi, Brett Speaker
This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features a speech by Tony Clayton before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on April 27, 2022. Clayton is the district attorney for the 18th Judicial District spanning Iberville Parish, West Baton Rouge Parish, and Pointe Coupee Parish. He discusses juvenile crime and his support for repealing the raise the age law, which requires seventeen-year-olds to be charged as juvenile offenders. He also answers questions from the audience.