Rep Nadler: Communities Of Color Face “Undue Burden” From Court Fees And Fines


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Photos: YouTube\Twitter Tuesday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement regarding how "vulnerable communities," meaning especially Black and Brown ones, are targeted for economic exploitation through fines and fee levied by police and America's court system. Tags:& Black Star NewsJerrold Nadlereconomic exploitation by police and America's court systemfines and fees against African-Americansundue burden on low-income communities and communities of colorcruel cycle of poverty and punishmentadverse impact on public safetyreport on the city of FergusonFerguson Police Departmentdebts to satisfy their outstanding warrantsfees are often imposed on individuals after a conviction