Thursday, February 21, 2019

Show-Me Prison Ransom In Missouri Upheld

Link tease and a reminder that the prison industrial complex isn't into freebies. Checkit:

Supreme Court says no early release until restitution is paid

The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Feb. 13 that defendants who haven't finished paying restitution can't be released early from probation for good behavior. In a unanimous opinion, the court resolved what it said was a conflict between two statutes. Section 217.703 allows those on probation to get "earned compliance credits" - a 30-day reduction in the ...

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Smart move and they need to add costs if defendants screw around not keeping a job to pay off said debts.

Anonymous said...

The koloreds ain’t never gettin out of jail then! Hahahahaha!

Anonymous said...

So now we have debtors prisons. Never mind that the Constitution says there shall be no imprisonment for debt.

Supreme Court judges don't get to be judges unless they are already lawyer hacks for the Corpos.

Who ya kiddin?

Anonymous said...

4:14 shut up you liberal snowflake. They did a crime and were court ordered to pay up. So all the reason to throw there ass in jail if they fail to. Plus as it appears you can't read this is about those currently on probation. SO FUCK YOU, if this bothers you why don't you pay off what these losers owe?