Wow. wow. wow. New York City Courts are dismissing more than 640,000 warrents for Unpaid Summons, reports CBS New York.
Sometimes innovation can be a quick fix, with dramatic results. This is definiately an amazing example. This will no doubt impact families in a great way—especially where an immigrant parent is being deported due to old very minor event or clitch (etc.) This is a huge jump toward improving access to justice and protecting families.
Read it, share it, let’s hope it goes viral across all states!
Monica Bay is a Fellow at CodeX and a freelance journalist. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @MonicaBay.