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Sagging, Tall-Tees, and Flips-Flops Sending People to Jail

Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons explains how bad court house appearance and etiquette compounds Black, Brown, and poor defendants legal problems and how this can contribute to the accused being treated more harshly throughout the process. Attorney Solomon-Simmons explains how such “unforced errors” can actually make a conviction or harsh sentence more likely because it plays in the narrative of the Black, poor, uncivilized animal that deserves to be in prison. Damario also provides a few tips regarding proper Court House etiquette and attire and how it can be helpful to one’s overall case. For more information visit