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Criminal Justice Archive

ACLU settlement in Benton County, WA ends local debtors’ prison practices

NEW YORK, NY—Today, in response to the settlement reached between the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), a grantee of the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, and Benton County, Washington, regarding court-imposed fines and fees, Matt Alsdorf, vice president of criminal justice at the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, said the following: We are pleased with the … Read More