Debtors prisons in the U.S.? Surely not.
Yet investigations by NPR say that courts nationwide are sending the indigent to prison because they can’t pay court fines. Click here for a story by NPR’s Joseph Shapiro.
Surely not in Princeton.
But I saw how it might possibly, just maybe, happen. Last year I went to traffic court and watched people present their sad stories to the judge. For the rest of this post, click here: Reposted from Princeton Comment