September 27, 2015
It’s Not the Money…

…it’s the principle of the thing. From the New York Times:

A test like Judge Diment’s — if individuals can pay, they will once threatened with jail, he asserts — is not unheard-of. Nor, for that matter, is jailing those who cannot pay: A new report by the American Civil Liberties Union in New Hampshire found that the state’s taxpayers paid $167,000 in 2013 to jail people who owed $76,000.

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Posted by Jerome Doolittle at September 27, 2015 03:21 PM
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