Author: archcity

ProPublica: A Lawsuit Over Ferguson’s “Debtors Prison” Drags On

The federal class-action claims thousands of people in Missouri were jailed because they couldn’t pay off fines. Four years after the suit was filed, the plaintiffs are still waiting,...

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ARCHCITY DEFENDERS AND CO-COUNSEL CHALLENGE ST. LOUIS CITY’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL CASH BAIL SYSTEM

ARCHCITY DEFENDERS, ADVANCEMENT PROJECT, CIVIL RIGHTS CORPS, AND GEORGETOWN LAW FILE LAWSUIT TO CHALLENGE ST. LOUIS CITY’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL CASH BAIL SYSTEM (January 28, 2019 — ST. LOUIS, MO) —...

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ARCHCITY DEFENDERS SEND JOINT LETTER REGARDING PRIVATE PRETRIAL SUPERVISION

ArchCity Defenders and St. Louis Legal Organizations Co-Sign Letter Exposing Unconstitutional Practices of 22nd Judicial Circuit, Calling for Reform ArchCity Defenders, the St. Louis Public Defender’s Office, The Bail...

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