SHERWOOD, Ark. (KTHV) -- A special judge dismisses one of four hot check cases in Sherwood.

North Little Rock District Judge Jim Hamilton dismissed one of the cases because the person paid restitution.

Several lawsuits accuse Sherwood District Court and the city of cultivating a "debtors prison" that infringes on their civil rights.

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