“Poverty, Incarceration, and Criminal Justice Debt”

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This December 2, 2014 TalkPoverty.org article talks about the problems faced by someone who is in poverty and ends up in jail but then because they are in poverty aren’t able to pay their fines and such when they get out, so they end up back in jail for non-payment resulting in more and more debt they can’t pay.

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