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ACLU, DeKalb County Settle Debtor’s Prison Case

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(APN) ATLANTA — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and DeKalb County have reached a settlement in the federal lawsuit brought on behalf of Kevin Thompson, a DeKalb County teenager.   The lawsuit alleged that people were being improperly jailed who could not pay court-ordered fines in traffic cases.   As earlier reported by Atlanta Progressive News, Thompson spent five […]

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