Arkansas debates where to draw the line on debt collection for probationers

Apr 11, 2018
One private probation company presses the question in Eastern Arkansas.
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How the poor are ending up stuck in modern-day debtors' prisons

Aug 17, 2016
VICE's new two-part documentary series examines the issue.
The racquet court of Fleet Debtors' Prison in London by English caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson.
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Fines, fees add up when probation services go private

Aug 7, 2015
Companies use the power of public court to collect on traffic tickets.