In Southern California, Some Cities Are Criminalizing Nuisance Code Violations

By Eric Westervelt

Several cities in California have privatized and criminalized minor nuisance and code violations. Some families have been slapped with giant “cost recovery” legal bills they cannot afford to pay. A non-profit law center filed suit Tuesday to try to stop the practice.

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Source:: https://www.npr.org/2018/02/13/585540536/in-southern-california-some-cities-are-criminalizing-nuisance-code-violations?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr