Justice Dept. Condemns Profit-Minded Court Policies Targeting the Poor - The New York Times
- WASHINGTON â€” 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 administrationâ€™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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