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March 2016

Progress in effort to prevent incarceration of those who can’t afford to pay court fines and fees

This week, there have been significant developments in the effort to prevent cities and states from incarcerating people simply because they are unable to pay court fines and fees. On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) reached a settlement in its lawsuit filed against the City of Biloxi, Mississippi. The suit argued that poor … Read More