A Lawrence Municipal Court initiative that allowed people to pay for $50 worth of traffic tickets with $15 worth of school supplies brought in more than 900 items.
Lawrence Municipal Court next week will roll out a pilot night court program, which will add an early evening docket once a month to create more flexibility for defendants.
Currently, Lawrence Municipal Court may issue arrest warrants for unpaid parking tickets. That could change as the city is considering moving to a new process to handle parking violations.
From now through Aug. 20, Lawrence Municipal Court is forgiving up to $50 of traffic infraction or parking fines in exchange for $15 worth of school supplies.
Chris Kopecky has been named as the next Lawrence Municipal Court judge, the city announced Wednesday.
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