With Driver’s License Suspensions, a Cycle of Debt

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With Driver’s License Suspensions, a Cycle of Debt

April 14, 2015 | Shaila Dewan | New York Times (NYT)
States have begun suspending drivers’ licenses for unsatisfied debts stemming from any criminal case, from misdemeanors like marijuana possession to felonies in which court costs can reach into the tens of thousands of dollars.
Tags: Civil Rights | Court Debt | Courts | Driver's license suspension | Legal Financial Obligations