While the Slager case is a victory, it is not a solution.
The sentence tells us that this is taken seriously, and maybe some people won't think it's justice, but looked at in the universe of police shootings, with officers so rarely charged, it is significant.
Executive director says violence and guns at Charlottesville rally spurred new stance.
Laws exist for a reason. So do punishments for breaking the law. And those punishments should apply fairly to everyone — rich or poor.
ACLU lawsuit takes aim at 'modern-day debtors' prison' in Lexington County, but it's a problem statewide
For people living below the poverty line across South Carolina, a single traffic violation can be enough to send them into a downward spiral of debt, jail time and more debt.
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Lexington County to end what the organization calls a “modern-day debtors’ prison” that too often jails people who can’t afford to pay court fines and fees.
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