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Civil Rights Advocates File Lawsuit to End Unconstitutional Jailing of Indigent Individuals in Washington County, OK

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Latham & Watkins LLP, and Bryan & Terrill, PLLC filed a lawsuit challenging unlawful and unconstitutional jailing of indigent individuals for nonpayment of court-imposed fines and fees without consideration of their ability to pay. The complaint seeks declaratory and injunctive relief.   […]