Justice Dept. Condemns Profit-Minded Court Policies Targeting the Poor
The New York Times
March 14, 2016

“The Justice Department on Monday called on state judges across the country to root out unconstitutional policies that have locked poor people in a cycle of fines, debt and jail. It was the Obama administration’s latest effort to take its civil rights agenda to the states, which have become a frontier in the fight over the rights of the poor and the disabled, the transgender and the homeless.”

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