'Incarceration if you’re poor, payment if you’re rich’: Reports warn of debtors’ prisons
by SCOTT KAUFMAN, The Raw Story
May 22, 2014 | 414 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
‘Incarceration if you’re poor, payment if you’re rich’: Reports warn of debtors’ prisons (via Raw Story )



An NPR investigation into how judges assess fees and fines to defendants has revealed that many who enter the courtroom essentially end up in “debtor’s prisons.” Strictly speaking, the Supreme Court outlawed debtor’s prisons with the 1983 Bearden…

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