35 Days in Jail for Bouncing a $29 Check? No Justice for the 99%

Nikki Petree was released last Thursday after spending 35 days in county jail for bouncing a $28.93 check five years ago. Judge Milas Hale, who is accused of running a modern-day debtors’ prison in Sherwood, Ark., sentenced the mother to jail; the Huffington Post reports Petree has been arrested seven times in connection with that charge