Business

Debtors' Prisons
12:30 pm
Mon October 4, 2010

ACLU Report Says People Shouldn't Be Jailed For Their Debt

A followup to a story we brought to you two weeks ago: the ACLU issues a report Monday that condemns the practice of jailing people in legal trouble because of their debts. Washington is cited in the report because its attorneys can seek arrest warrants for people who ignore orders to show up in court to face their creditors. KPLU's Doug Nadvornick reports.

Full Story
The ACLU decries what it calls the "Rise of America's New Debtors' Prisons."

Read more

Pages