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Judge Adalberto Jose Jordan, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Judge Adalberto Jose Jordan, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. (Photo: J. Albert Diaz/ALM)

Federal appeals judges were unhappy with how a woman was jailed in the city of McDonough after she said she was unable to pay a $745 fine for driving without liability insurance, and they said she could pursue under state law a false imprisonment claim against the city.

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Jonathan Ringel

Jonathan Ringel is managing editor of the Daily Report, the ALM newspaper in Atlanta. He can be reached at jringel@alm.com. Twitter: @jonathanringel

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