ACLU http://wmub.org en ACLU report critical of Hamilton County jail fees http://wmub.org/post/aclu-report-critical-hamilton-county-jail-fees <p>A new <a href="http://www.acluohio.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/AddingItUp2013_06.pdf">report</a> from the ACLU says pay-to-stay jail fees are not the revenue generator they appear to be. The American Civil Liberties Union studied such programs at three jails, including the Hamilton County jail. During a news conference&nbsp;Wednesday, the ACLU said <strong>collections agencies often pose an additional financial drain on counties, with minimal results</strong> and often ruin the credit rating of people who have left jail but cannot afford to pay these fees.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:38:26 +0000 Ann Thompson 14262 at http://wmub.org ACLU report critical of Hamilton County jail fees