Federal Judge: Tennessee Must Stop Revoking the Licenses of People Who Can’t Pay Their Fines

According to statistics provided by The Tennessean, more than 146,200 drivers have lost their license simply because they couldn’t afford to pay court costs. A ruling from U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger changes that. The criminal justice system relies heavily on court costs and administrative fees, but for many people those costs are a significant burden. Someone accused… Continue reading Federal Judge: Tennessee Must Stop Revoking the Licenses of People Who Can’t Pay Their Fines