Jessica Eaglin is Counsel for the Justice Program at The Brennan Center for Justice.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Poverty, Incarceration, and Criminal Justice Debt
In today’s economy, overwhelming debt is an unfortunate reality for millions of Americans. From credit card debt to mortgage debt to student loan debt, Americans increasingly live off of borrowed money. But few realize how the criminal justice system imposes increasing debts on individuals. Worse...