ACLU of Michigan

ACLU seeks order banning 'pay or stay' sentences in suburb

Sep 18, 2015

The American Civil Liberties Union says it has more evidence of a suburban Detroit judge sending people to jail for minor offenses if they can't immediately pay fines.

The ACLU's Michigan branch says Eastpointe Judge Carl Gerds III sent a man to jail for 60 days in July.

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