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Louisiana judge to prevent jailing defendants over charges
U.S. News & World Report
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana judge accused with a legal rights number of managing a modern-day debtors prison agreed Monday to stop jailing defendants for nonpayment of charges and assessing certain costs on defendants, based on a court filing.
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Louisiana judge concurs to temporarily halt debtors&#39 prison practices following SPLC suitSouthern Poverty Law Center

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