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21 Jul 2017, 3:51 am by SHG
**The bill includes the following: (6) In Bearden v. [read post]
15 Jan 2016, 3:58 am by Timothy P. Flynn
Vigilance from the bench relative to the collection of fines is one thing; but incarceration of a defendant that lacks any ability to pay constitutes a debtor's prison.Incarceration for the inability to pay fines and costs was proscribed by the United States Supreme Court in the 1983 case of Bearden v Georgia. [read post]
4 Oct 2010, 12:47 pm by Suzanne Ito, ACLU
New reports by the ACLU and Brennan Center for Justice released today document this resurgence of debtors' prisons, despite the fact that the Supreme Court found, in the 1980 case Bearden v. [read post]