- Danny Cevallos: Pay-to-stay jail programs may be extreme examples, but disparities in conditions rich and poor defendants face are nothing new
- It may seem unfair that a convicted criminal can leave jail to go to work, but this is a perk that benefits society as much as it does the inmate, he writes
Danny Cevallos (@CevallosLaw) is a CNN Legal Analyst and an attorney practicing in the areas of personal injury, wrongful conviction, and criminal defense in New York, Pennsylvania, and the US Virgin Islands. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)The headline read: Upgrade your jail cell -- for a price.