Lawsuit Alleges St. Louis Cities Discriminate with Debtors' Prison
The civil rights legal group, ArchCity Defenders, filed a class action on behalf of their clients against thirteen cities in north St. Louis County, Mo., for creating a debtors’ prison by jailing poor, black people who can’t afford to pay their court fines. The lawsuit alleges the cities target poor black residents with traffic violations. Andersen Sleater LLC represents plaintiffs in class actions to protect their rights against government entities and corporations. Click here to read more.