ICYMI: Justice Dept. Aims to Shut Down Debtors' Prisons
From recently filed brief: “Incarcerating those who cannot afford to pay the bail amounts, without meaningful consideration of alternatives, infringes on equal protection and due process requirements.
Detroit Public Schools Sues State Officials for Civil Rights Violations
The board of education says the state’s emergency manager law—the same one implicated in the Flint Water Crisis—has failed Detroit’s children.
Flint Update: Class-Action Lawsuit, City Secures $25 Million Loan to Replace Pipes
Flint mayor Karen Weaver: “We can’t wait.”