Cohen & Breed Tackle Punitive Fees On Low-Income Defendants
by Shanti Singh
Feb 06, 2018
Supervisors Malia Cohen & London Breed plan to unveil legislation Tuesday at the BoS to reform punitive fees imposed via wage garnishment on low-income San Francisco defendants. Public Defender Jeff Adachi and DA George Gascón both support the measure, which is meant to address the disparate race and class impacts of court-imposed fees for often minor infractions.