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NC Court Eyes Policy that Revokes Drivers’ Licenses for Unpaid Fines

NC Court Eyes Policy that Revokes Drivers' Licenses for Unpaid Fines RALEIGH, N.C. – A federal court began hearing arguments Wednesday about whether North Carolina's process of notifying drivers that their license will be revoked is unconstitutional. Arguments from the American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice allege that the current process forces low-income people further into poverty in violation of their due process and equal protection rights under the Constitution's 14th Amendment. ...(Read More)
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