After 'debtors' prison,' Alabama is a better placeRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jan 08 2017 6:36 PM
ARTICLE FOR AL.com WHICH COULD EXPLAIN REASONS BEHIND WHAT RICKEY STOKES WAS ACCUSED OF IN DOTHAN - CHAINING PEOPLE TO THE COURTROOM DOOR.
It should be clear by now. Crystal.
If your city expects its municipal court to make money, your city is run by imbeciles who have no business running a lemonade stand. If your city judges think they can simply jack up fines and toss you in jail if you can't pay, then the criminal is the one wearing the robe.
Time after time it has been decided in the last few years, since now-retired Circuit Judge Hub Harrington in Shelby County - like Amos in the Old Testament - began to point out the injustice of profiting from the poor and jailing the indigent for no other reason than they couldn't scrape up enough money to pay a traffic ticket.