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Civil Procedure Keyed to Babcock
Turner v. Rogers
Citation:564 U.S. 431 (2011)
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Plaintiff Turner is ordered to pay the Defendant Rogers, the mother of his child, child support weekly. Because of a work injury and drug use Turner failed to pay. Turner was held in contempt and served 6 months in prison. After his release Turner was still behind in his child support payments and appeared at a hearing without counsel where the judge sentenced him to 12 months in prison. While serving his sentence he appealed with the help of pro bono counsel.
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