Texas woman jailed for alleged theft of $1 – and being unable to post $12,000 bail | US news | The Guardian

The money bail system has come under increasing criticism for its disproportionate effect on the poor and people of color.

She must be an Indigenous Australian in Texas. Or has Texas been studying  and applying the Australian method of shaming itself? (ODT)

Gina Dianne Guidry, 52, charged with state felony
Guidry allegedly snatched cash from customer at food truck

Texas woman jailed for alleged theft of $1 – and being unable to post $12,000 bail | US news | The Guardian