Judge Must Release Woman Sentenced to Jail for Being Poor, ACLU Says in Court Papers | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

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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The law, in its infinite majesty and equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor from begging in the streets and sleeping under the bridges.

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