Nisha Kashyap Comments on Law Enforcement ‘Poverty Tows’

Former Fellow Nisha Kashyap (’15), a staff attorney for Public Counsel, discussed the disproportionate impact of towing policies on low-income motorists for a story in The Progressive (“Wrecked: Vehicle Towings Take a Huge Toll on America’s Poor,” Oct. 1). Nisha noted that the law gives towing companies “the first bite of the apple when it comes to recouping their costs from the profits of [a] lien sale,” undermining the purpose of enforcement.