Two new bills tackle court practices disproportionately affecting the poor

On Thursday, February 14, two bills focused on criminal justice reform received a warm welcome of support from legislators, retired police officers, public defenders and prosecutors upon their introduction. The bills, titled HF 1060 and HF 1061, would reform court practices associated with petty misdemeanor convictions and traffic offenses that disproportionately affect the poor. The […]

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