Affirmative Litigation of Criminal Justice Debt Abuses – Theory and Practice


March 16, 2018

Lawsuits are currently challenging harsh criminal justice debt collection practices, including “debtors prisons” and automatic license suspensions. This webinar discussed litigation strategies and challenges when pursuing affirmative claims against harsh criminal justice debt collection practices, and will encourage participants to incorporate consumer and constitutional law insights in their work.

Presenters: Claudia Wilner, National Center for Law and Economic Justice; Premal Dharia, Civil Rights Corps; Nusrat Choudhury, ACLU; Sara Zampierin, Southern Poverty Law Center
Moderator: Abby Shafroth, Attorney, National Consumer Law Center

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