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Resource ID: #2626
Subject: Criminal Justice System
Source: Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Miss.)
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Clarion-Ledger series documents how defendants in a district justice court, which handles misdemeanor and small claims matters, were hauled in nights or weekends and forced to pay fines immediately or be jailed without the right to an attorney or a formal trial, October 1983.

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