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$1.7M settlement reached for Ferguson court fee abuses

A judge on March 24 granted preliminary approval of a $1.7 million settlement in a widely publicized class-action lawsuit against the city of Ferguson for charging court fees alleged to generate profit for the municipality at the expense of public welfare. St. Louis County Circuit Judge Joseph Dueker approved the settlement, which is  to be distributed ...