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U.S. jails becoming debtors’ prisons

WASHINGTON – Angela Albers’ troubles began in 2008 when police nabbed her for failure to stop at a stop sign. “At the time I was going through a divorce and I forgot to pay the ticket,” she said. Unknown to her, a Washington state court suspended her licence. A few months later she was pulled over and charged with driving without a licence. [read the full story here]

Postmedia News, Monday, May 26, 2014
Tags: Correctional Policy & Decision-Making, Federal


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