Debtor's Prison (Including Child Support Contempt) - Media

  1. Tamir Birkhead, Right to Counsel in Nonpayment Hearings, Human Rights at Home Blog (Aug. 26, 2015), available at http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/2015/08/right-to-counsel-in-nonpayment-hearings.html.

  2. Ethan Bronner, Right to Counsel Can Be Empty Promise for Poor, New York Times (Mar. 15, 2013), available at http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/16/us/16gideon.html?pagewanted=2&hp&pagewanted=print.

  3. Irin Carmon, How Falling Behind in Child Support Can End In Jail, MSNBC (Apr. 9, 2015), available at http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/how-falling-behind-child-support-can-end-jail.

  4. Eli Hager, Debtors’ Prisons, Then and Now: FAQ, The Marshall Project (Feb. 24, 2015), available at https://www.themarshallproject.org/2015/02/24/debtors-prisons-then-and-now-faq.

  5. Christopher Mathias, One-Eighth of South Carolina Inmates Were Jailed Over Child Support Payments.  Walter Scott Was One Of Them, Huffington Post (Apr. 10, 2015), available at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/10/walter-scott-child-support-_n_7036174.html.

  6. John Pollock, Wyoming Parents Can Go to Jail Without Legal Counsel, Casper Star-Tribune (Mar. 15, 2013), available at http://trib.com/opinion/columns/wyoming-parents-can-go-to-jail-without-legal-counsel/article_bf0f6861-36e2-540c-b5a3-9ae620d7c23f.html.

  7. Alice Speri, How the High Cost of Justice Pushes the Poor Into Prison, The Intercept (May 13, 2016), available at https://theintercept.com/2016/05/13/too-poor-for-justice/.

  8. Diane Wagner, Law Center Questions 'Debtors' Prison', Rome News Tribune (Dec. 23, 2010), available at http://www.schr.org/action/resources/law_center_questions_debtors_prison.