Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Finally, Good News....ACLU saved the day...

From Information Clearing House:

Judge Must Release Woman Sentenced to Jail for Being Poor, ACLU Says in Court Papers:

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan asked for an emergency hearing today on behalf of an Escanaba woman sentenced to 30 days in jail because she is too poor to reimburse the court for her son's stay in a juvenile detention facility.

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PS: By damn it's excellent to see real justice being done! To have put that poor woman in jail over $104.00 she didn't have the money to pay was absolutely dispicable.


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