Reformers target Ferguson traffic courts

In the aftermath of Michael Brown’s death, legal activists suggested that some of the raw anger had its roots in an unlikely place – traffic court. It was there, they said, that low-income drivers sometimes saw their lives upended by minor infractions that led to larger problems. If left unpaid, a $75 ticket for driving with expired tags could eventually bring an arrest and even jail time.

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