The price of justice doesn’t cover the bills
USA Today
April 21, 2017

“On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled 7-1 on the Nelson v. Colorado case, which shows just how reliant cities are on revenue from the mainly poor users of the criminal justice system.

“The Colorado law at the center of the case requires people whose criminal convictions have been overturned to file suit and further prove their innocence to get back the money they paid in conviction fees.”

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