Civil Liberties Minute

How much is the fine when you’re innocent?

In Ramsey County, Minnesota, you have to pay the county money if you are arrested for disorderly conduct and found not guilty, if you are arrested and never charged, or if you are charged and go to court, and the court throws out the charges.

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Demand that your state legislators work for major criminal justice reforms

We need comprehensive reforms—including repeal of mandatory minimum drug sentences—to fix our broken justice system.