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Court Fees

The Threat of Prison for Unpaid Fees Looms Large for Women

Yosha Gunasekera | Posted 04.25.2015 | Women
Yosha Gunasekera

How do you celebrate four years sober from drugs and alcohol? For Ann Marie Jones, it is going to the courthouse to set up a payment plan for the thousands of dollars in court fees she owes after many years in and out of the criminal justice system.

Ex-Inmate's Court Fees Surged 1,000% While He Was In Prison. Now He Struggles To Buy Food

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.05.2014 | Impact

If you've ever wondered if the American legal system favors the wealthy, look no further than Ardell Shaw. When he was convicted of three drug cha...

Double Charged: The True Cost of Juvenile Justice

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Double Charged is a special investigation into the U.S. juvenile justice system, produced by Youth Radio. By: Myles Bess This story airs on Ameri...