IN FOR A PENNY: The Rise of America’s New Debtors’ Prisons

Presenting the results of a year-long investigation, this American Civil Liberties Union report argues that courts across the United States are routinely disregarding Supreme Court case law by collecting legal debts more aggressively from individuals who have already served their criminal sentences, regardless of whether they are able to pay these debts.

IN FOR A PENNY: The Rise of America’s New Debtors’ Prisons