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Suing Dallas

Dallas County, its sheriffs and judges are the latest to face a federal class action accusing them of unconstitutionally jailing poor people before trial because they cannot afford to pay bail for misdemeanors.

DALLAS — Dallas County, its sheriffs and judges are the latest to face a federal class action accusing them of unconstitutionally jailing poor people before trial because they cannot afford to pay bail for misdemeanors.

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