Arkansas Judge Sued Over Ruthless Cycle of Jailing of Those Who Can’t Pay Fines for Minor Crimes

A lawsuit filed Thursday accuses an Arkansas judge of running an unconstitutional debtor’s prison, locking up defendants for low-level misdemeanor crimes, and suspending their driver’s licenses unless they fork over thousands in fines, even if they’re poor or unemployed.

Source: Arkansas Judge Sued Over Ruthless Cycle of Jailing of Those Who Can’t Pay Fines for Minor Crimes

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