Justices: Colorado policy on court fees unconstitutional

Author: The Associated Press - April 19, 2017 - Updated: April 19, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Colorado’s practice of not automatically refunding court fees and other costs to people convicted of crimes but later exonerated violates the Constitution. The 7-1 decision sided with two people whose convictions for sexual offenses were later thrown out. One paid about $700 in court fees, including victim […]

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