CalWatchdog Morning Read – May 24

by CalWatchdog Staff | May 24, 2016 11:02 am


Under pressure from civil liberties groups, Contra Costa County Superior Court announced last week a moratorium on the practice of suspending driver licenses over unpaid fines.

Civil liberties groups have urged courts and the California Judicial Council[1] — the policy-making board of the California court system — to take action for months now, arguing that suspending licenses for unpaid fines disproportionately affects lower-income drivers.

CalWatchdog[2] has more. 

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