Joe Cadillic writes:
Earlier this month Courthouse News reported that retailers across the country are being sued for using a “corrective education” program that is tantamount to extortion.
Retailers like Walmart, DSW, Bloomingdale’s, Kroger and Abercrombie & Fitch use the Corrective Education Company’s (CEC) restorative justice program to “reform generations” of accused shoplifters.
CEC is “using the power of law enforcement—threats of arrest and [the prosecutor’s] office—to compel [accused shoplifters] to take a class for a for-profit program. … That fundamentally is against what American jurisprudence stands for.”
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