New Blog Post: How Cities Make Money by Fining the Poor

BillsPilingUp.jpgNew Blog Post: Matthew Shaer, How Cities Make Money by Fining the Poor, NYTimes.com, Jan. 8, 2019.

 

 

In many parts of America, like Corinth, Mississippi, judges are locking up defendants who can’t pay — sometimes for months at a time.

Jamie Tillman in Corinth, Miss. “I thought, Because we’re poor, because we’re of a lower class, we aren’t allowed real freedom.”

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