Pay to Stay in Connecticut Prisons : Rockville Criminal Defense Lawyer
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Pay to Stay in Connecticut Prisons

by Brendan Putman on 01/07/13

As a criminal defense lawyer I often see laws whose unintended consequences beg to be reviewed for possible recall. But the question that arises when I think about the "pay to stay" law is, how did it ever pass in the first place? This Connecticut law requires that an incarcerated citizen not only pay for his/her crime, but also pay roughly $100.00/day.for board and room. Once released the debt must be paid by giving up 1/2 of any property, inheritance, lottery or insurance payments that the released citizen may receive. For example when a five year sentence is served, the prisoner is released facing a $180,000 debt to the state that incarcerated him. The state most often collects from a dying parent's will. What say you about this law?


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