Court Costs Entrap Nonwhite, Poor Juvenile Offenders

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/01/us/court-costs-entrap-nonwhite-poor-juvenile-offenders.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Fees and fines are levied on young offenders in every state but have an outsize effect on racial minorities and the poor, creating a two-tiered system of justice.

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