Criminal court charge punishes poorest the most, says magistrate who quit in protest – The Guardian

Posted October 19th, 2015 in criminal courts charge, criminal justice, guilty pleas, magistrates, news by sally

‘A magistrate who resigned in disgust at criminal courts charges being imposed on defendants who plead or are found guilty has told the Guardian the fine “disproportionately punishes the poorest in our community”.’

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The Guardian, 16th October 2015