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  • fines and fees
  • The past few years - particularly following the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri and subsequent investigations - have brought increased attention to a mounting problem: jailing the poor when they can't pay fines and fees ordered by courts. (csg.org)
  • Though debtors' prisons were eliminated in the United States almost two centuries ago, a modern-day version exists in the dizzyingly complex system of fines and fees levied against people as they move through the court system. (eurekalert.org)
  • wealthy
  • According to CliffsNotes (2012), this is because poor people have the minimal privacy, making them more noticeable by the police, unlike wealthy people being secluded at their homes and offices where they commit a crime unnoticed. (supremeessays.com)
  • Iranian
  • The Alans , an Iranian people who lived north and east of the Black Sea , functioned as Europe's first line of defence against the Asiatic Huns. (wikipedia.org)
  • But as Raw Story noted (and Fox & Friends did not), A 2008 policy analysis published by the conservative Cato Institute pointed out that poor people are disproportionately impacted by the Iranian organ trade, which pays about $1,200 for each kidney. (newshounds.us)
  • kidneys
  • During his fieldwork, Moniruzzaman interviewed 33 poor Bangladeshis who decided to sell their kidneys, many of whom initially didn't even know what a kidney was. (theatlantic.com)
  • elderly
  • This would include the elimination of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which helps elderly and low-income people pay their heating and power bills, in order to save $3.4 billion. (ebony.com)
  • free
  • Free civil legal aid for poor people. (ebony.com)
  • The movement aims for an end to the legal status of " corporate personhood " and the dissolution of free market fundamentalism and the radical economic privatization measures of the World Bank , the IMF, and the World Trade Organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • With property rights protected, people are free to choose the use of their property, earn on it, and transfer it to anyone else, as long as they do it on a voluntary basis and do not resort to force, fraud or theft. (wikipedia.org)
  • access
  • It remains unsure, though, how many people are able access these mainly urban-centred, rights-based organisations and what capacity these organisations have. (lhr.org.za)
  • But how many people know about this right and how many can actually access a lawyer to challenge the eviction in court? (lhr.org.za)
  • This seems an obvious response: many who lack access to sanitation are extremely poor and the potential public health benefits of universal access to safe sanitation are immense. (wordpress.com)
  • The BRAC WASH programme uses household subsidies at scale to increase coverage (the programme enabled 25.9 million people to access safe toilets from 2006-2010, providing 693,057 households with materials to construct or repair toilets). (wordpress.com)
  • human rights
  • This conference will explore challenges to creating awareness of human rights violations with regard to persons with intellectual disabilities and to developing a plan to end this abuse. (yourlegalrights.on.ca)
  • But consider the following scenario: A given nation makes a decision relating to the environment that affects a particular group of persons in such a way as to violate their human rights. (findlaw.com)
  • In their view, it's an issue of international human rights as well - one that can be solved through international legal bodies, not just through diplomacy or appeals to Congress or the President. (findlaw.com)
  • work
  • For example, being intoxicated or hung over can cause poor performance at school or work, leading to poor grades or loss of employment. (conservapedia.com)
  • In this context, focusing on subsidies for the poorest will not work: its landlords who need to be convinced to invest in toilet construction, maintenance and upgrading. (wordpress.com)
  • reach
  • So if you're not taking on the fight for affordable safe housing, if you're not talking about the importance of a living wage, if you're not talking about protections from violence and harassment from intimate partners, then you're not going to actually reach a place where low-income LGBT people are safe and lead healthy, full lives. (thenation.com)
  • Firstly, the most common approach to sanitation subsidy- the provision of cash to a household for buying toilet parts, or the provision of toilet materials to a household- fails to reach the poorest. (wordpress.com)
  • economic
  • Background: Social stratification is the structured ranking of entire groups of people that perpetuates unequal economic rewards and powers in a society it includes slavery, castes, the estate system, and social classes. (bartleby.com)
  • fees
  • I would assume that any legal fees associated with trying to get the Vita back would far outweigh the value of the Vita. (kotaku.com.au)
  • Instead of paying the worker what is due, the employer will spend ten times the amount in legal fees because he can. (lhr.org.za)
  • Harris and her collaborators at partner universities will research how legal fees and fines are applied at state and local levels, interview defendants and court officials and compile a data set that Harris hopes will foster a broader national conversation. (eurekalert.org)
  • And though the report found that up to 90 percent of people charged with felonies in Washington are indigent, the fees are charged regardless of ability to pay. (eurekalert.org)
  • experts
  • The situation is exacerbating what some legal experts call the "justice gap" - the inability of poor people to get a lawyer for civil cases. (nj.com)
  • But some ethicists and legal experts suggest the result could dissuade people from donating tissue samples. (sciencemag.org)
  • help
  • Detoxification helps a person to cope with the physiological effects of chronic heavy drinking, but does not help with issues such as urges to drink or underlying reasons for alcohol dependence. (conservapedia.com)
  • state
  • Her new project furthers research that Harris conducted in Washington state, and her findings will be detailed in her book "A Pound of Flesh: Monetary Sanctions as a Permanent Punishment for the Poor," slated for publication next summer. (eurekalert.org)
  • means
  • Many troubled people turn to alcohol as a means to escape their personal problems rather than rely on the power of God. (conservapedia.com)
  • government
  • In such conditions most people can achieve much greater personal freedom and development than under a regime of government coercion. (wikipedia.org)
  • order
  • This is our final notice to politely remind you that you did not order, or pay for, a PS Vita and if you fail to contact us by 5pm (UK time) on 10th December 2013 to arrange a convenient time for the PS Vita to be collected we reserve the right to enforce any and/or all legal remedies available to us. (kotaku.com.au)
  • Much in the same way people love to order 100's of items when they see a price error, then bitch and moan when their orders are cancelled due to the error. (kotaku.com.au)
  • think
  • There was pretty easy exculpatory evidence, I think they just thought because I lived in the ghetto they weren't dealing with a well educated person who was aware of his rights and could hire a nice lawyer. (fark.com)
  • So you think it should be legal in this country to sell off an organ you're not using," Doocy pressed. (newshounds.us)
  • Intoxication also impairs judgment, which may lead to legal problems when people engage in behaviors that they would think better of when sober (e.g., driving under the influence). (conservapedia.com)
  • sure
  • When I pass a church I'm not sure it's filled with kind, thoughtful, spiritual people When I merge onto the highway I'm not confident I'm surrounded by competent, attentive and alert drivers. (fark.com)
  • good
  • If a good-hearted person donates a kidney, s/he will be amply rewarded or offered a job and citizenship in Italy. (theatlantic.com)
  • instance
  • For instance, the ambassador from Tuvalu -- a tiny 10,000 person nation of wave-pounded islands midway between Australia and Hawaii -- said he regarded legal efforts as the final step in the process - not something to be taken lightly. (findlaw.com)
  • kind
  • A certain subset of people would rather debate what kind of gun it is instead of discussing the situation that the gun revolved around. (fark.com)
  • That kind of childhood instills in a person either a "wolf" or a "sheepdog" mentality. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • believe
  • People opposing globalization believe that international agreements and global financial institutions, such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Trade Organization , undermine local decision-making. (wikipedia.org)
  • criminal
  • While legal representation is required in criminal cases, there's no such guarantee in myriad civil situations, which can leave the state's impoverished outgunned in court. (nj.com)
  • long
  • The days of people having to sit there, hunched over with headphones on, transcribing every last word of a conversation are long over. (fark.com)
  • costs
  • It is true that a farm worker dismissed in a rural area can refer an unfair dismissal to the CCMA without incurring legal costs but when he is fired, he doesn't have the money for daily necessities, let alone money to travel to the arbitration process. (lhr.org.za)
  • process
  • Even in the instances where the employer loses, he will delay the legal process and frustrate administrative justice. (lhr.org.za)
  • instead
  • According to a report on Eurogamer , "a number" of people who had preordered Vita game Tearaway were instead sent a Tearaway PlayStation Vita bundle, which included the game and the hardware. (kotaku.com.au)
  • days
  • I ended up taking it back cos I didn't want some poor kid that was knackered one the big launch days and made a simple mistake to take the hit for it. (kotaku.com.au)
  • police
  • Bear in mind, the "job" of the police is to capture "the bad people" and what easier way to capture the bad people than to be in control of who gets that label? (fark.com)