…How can WE tolerate this form of “justice” in America…???

…How can WE tolerate this form of “justice” in America…???

Judge in Mississippi prevents mother who can’t pay court fees from seeing her baby—for 14 months

 

By Kelly Macias  …..2017/10/30 · 19:01……..After several different high-profile investigations of judicial practices and police departments around the country, one thing we know is that the inability to pay court fees and/or bail can be a reason for someone to needlessly stay involved in the criminal justice system. This is why advocates say that reforming these kinds of practices are necessary for economic justice. But it’s also necessary in order to respect the dignity of poor families. Because apparently, in Mississippi, unpaid court fees can be a reason to keep a mother away from her child.

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