Ohio ACLU calls for end of daily jail fees billed to inmates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fees charged to inmates first upon their arrival at state jails and then on a daily basis perpetuate cycles of debt and incarceration and should be eliminated, the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Ohio bill may make it harder for government to seize assets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio House committee continues to hear testimony on a bill making it harder for authorities to seize assets like cash or vehicles if the owners aren't involved in criminal activity.