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Door from demolished Debtor's Prison. This debtor's prison door stood in High Street, Birmingham. Note the bars through which charitable passers-by dropped coins to the inmates. Unlike the main prison, there was alot more sympathy towards the inmates in the debtor's prison, as many in business could be at risk of ending up there if their business dealings did not go well. The Debtor's Prison was tucked down an alley on Birmingham's High Street, inside the Court of Requests building.

Door from demolished Debtor's Prison. This debtor's prison door stood in High Street, Birmingham. Note the bars through which charitable passers-by dropped coins to the inmates. Unlike the main prison, there was alot more sympathy towards the inmates in the debtor's prison, as many in business could be at risk of ending up there if their business dealings did not go well. The Debtor's Prison was tucked down an alley on Birmingham's High Street, inside the Court of Requests building.

Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (popularly known as Fanny Hill) is an erotic novel by English novelist John Cleland first published in London in 1748. Written while the author was in debtors' prison in London,[1][2] it is considered "the first original English prose pornography, and the first pornography to use the form of the novel".[3] It is one of the most prosecuted and banned books in history. [4]

Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (popularly known as Fanny Hill) is an erotic novel by English novelist John Cleland first published in London in 1748. Written while the author was in debtors' prison in London,[1][2] it is considered "the first original English prose pornography, and the first pornography to use the form of the novel".[3] It is one of the most prosecuted and banned books in history. [4]

WARNING TO EVERYONE !!!!!!!!!!!!  Activist Post: The DEBTORS PRISON SYSTEM RESURRECTED from the GRAVE !!!!!!! -- Carole Trese Swanson  Originally pinned by: Carole Trese Swanson   (12/26/2013)  Finances  (CTS)

WARNING TO EVERYONE !!!!!!!!!!!! Activist Post: The DEBTORS PRISON SYSTEM RESURRECTED from the GRAVE !!!!!!! -- Carole Trese Swanson Originally pinned by: Carole Trese Swanson (12/26/2013) Finances (CTS)

Return of the debtors’ prison? Many jailed for inability to pay fines     Special correspondent John Carlos Frey takes an in-depth look at what some are calling the return of the debtors' prison. Continue reading →

Return of the debtors' prison? Many jailed for inability to pay fines

Return of the debtors’ prison? Many jailed for inability to pay fines Special correspondent John Carlos Frey takes an in-depth look at what some are calling the return of the debtors' prison. Continue reading →

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal class-action lawsuit claiming a South Carolina county operates a debtors’ prison by jailing people for being unable to pay court fines and letting…

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal class-action lawsuit claiming a South Carolina county operates a debtors’ prison by jailing people for being unable to pay court fines and letting…

Debtors’ prison  The euro zone is blighted by private debt even more than by government debt

Debtors’ prison

Debtors’ prison The euro zone is blighted by private debt even more than by government debt

["ACLU Sues Benton County, Wash., For Operating 'Modern-Day Debtors Prison'"] ["The lawsuit would protect people like Jayne Fuentes — who can't afford to pay mounting court fines and fees — from being sent back to jail if they are homeless, unemployed or just out of prison."]

ACLU Sues Benton County, Wash., For Operating 'Modern-Day Debtors Prison'

["ACLU Sues Benton County, Wash., For Operating 'Modern-Day Debtors Prison'"] ["The lawsuit would protect people like Jayne Fuentes — who can't afford to pay mounting court fines and fees — from being sent back to jail if they are homeless, unemployed or just out of prison."]

Are you guilty of financial crimes against your bank account? Finances, saving, debt and wealth are all matters we think a lot about! Click here to change your financial life! a few frugal moves can get you out of debtors prison! Hey take it from a family man who sells life insurance. You need to act today.

17 of the Worst Financial Crimes We Commit Against Our Bank Account!

Are you guilty of financial crimes against your bank account? Finances, saving, debt and wealth are all matters we think a lot about! Click here to change your financial life! a few frugal moves can get you out of debtors prison! Hey take it from a family man who sells life insurance. You need to act today.

King's Bench Debtors Prison - The Massacre of St George's Fields was started here   : Borough, Southwark, London   : The King's Bench Prison was a prison from medieval times until it was closed and demolished in 1880.   It took its name from the King's Bench court of law in which cases of defamation, bankruptcy and other misdemeanour's were heard; as such, the prison was often used as a debtor's prison until the practice was abolished in the 1860s.   Although one of the largest London…

King's Bench Debtors Prison - The Massacre of St George's Fields was started here : Borough, Southwark, London : The King's Bench Prison was a prison from medieval times until it was closed and demolished in 1880. It took its name from the King's Bench court of law in which cases of defamation, bankruptcy and other misdemeanour's were heard; as such, the prison was often used as a debtor's prison until the practice was abolished in the 1860s. Although one of the largest London…

ACLU Files Lawsuit to End Debtors' Prison Practices in Lexington County, South Carolina - Rewire | Often, it is people of color who are caught up in this unfair system.

ACLU Files Lawsuit to End Debtors' Prison Practices in Lexington County, South Carolina - Rewire | Often, it is people of color who are caught up in this unfair system.

Approximately where Cornmarket is now, Brown’s Castle was better known as the Black Dog prison. The castle became a tavern from which the prison got its name. From the early 18th century the Black Dog functioned as the main debtors’ prison in Dublin.  Closed as a prison in 1794 with the building of the new Debtors Prison on Green Street. Illustration from Grose’s Irish Antiquities.

Approximately where Cornmarket is now, Brown’s Castle was better known as the Black Dog prison. The castle became a tavern from which the prison got its name. From the early 18th century the Black Dog functioned as the main debtors’ prison in Dublin. Closed as a prison in 1794 with the building of the new Debtors Prison on Green Street. Illustration from Grose’s Irish Antiquities.

For failing to pay parking tickets, court fees, and other petty municipal citations, black residents of Greater St. Louis are ending up behind bars.

Debtors' Prison in 21st-Century America

For failing to pay parking tickets, court fees, and other petty municipal citations, black residents of Greater St. Louis are ending up behind bars.

LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS of Jackson, Mississippi, are being coerced into working on a penal farm in a “modern-day debtors prison” for being unable to pay municipal fees and fines for misdemeanors, according to a class-action lawsuit filed in a federal court last week.

Lawsuit Challenges a Mississippi Debtors Prison

LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS of Jackson, Mississippi, are being coerced into working on a penal farm in a “modern-day debtors prison” for being unable to pay municipal fees and fines for misdemeanors, according to a class-action lawsuit filed in a federal court last week.

02/03/2013 - Miss a Traffic Ticket, Go to Jail? The Return of Debtor Prison (Hard Times, USA) | Alternet

02/03/2013 - Miss a Traffic Ticket, Go to Jail? The Return of Debtor Prison (Hard Times, USA) | Alternet