New York Ends a Punishment That Traps People in Poverty
A new law will stop the suspension of driver’s licenses when New Yorkers fail to pay fines.
Jonathan Ben-Menachem Jan 05, 2021
Virginia Takes a Big Step Against Criminalizing Poverty
Ending the suspension of driver’s licenses over court debt will spare hundreds of thousands each year. Advocates call for more action against fines and fees, especially during COVID-19.
Daniel Nichanian Apr 17, 2020