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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (2-3): 203–205.
Published: 01 February 2022
... as a pathway to an incarceration stint because of its onerous conditions and other requirements. An emerging literature is examining how one of these conditions, legal financial obligations (e.g., fines, supervision fees, restitution), affect probation outcomes. However, this research is limited because data...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (2-3): 107–112.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Chris Albin-Lackey The US Department of Justice’s investigation into the Ferguson, MO police department blew the lid off of a hidden, nationwide scandal. Too many police departments and courts all over the country were using predatory fines and fees to extract wealth from their communities’ poorest...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (2-3): 188–192.
Published: 01 February 2022
.... Piquero & W. G. Jennings, Justice System-Imposed Financial Penalties Increase the Likelihood of Recidivism in a Sample of Adolescent Offenders, 15 Youth Violence & Juv. Just. 325 (2017). Mixed E. Ruhland et al., The Role of Fines and Fees on Probation Outcomes, 47 Crim. Just. & Behav. 1244 (2020). J. J...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (2-3): 139–144.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Katelyn J. B. King; Amber Petkus; Ebony L. Ruhland Every state relies on fines and fees to defray the costs of community supervision, and many rely on a combination of monetary sanctions and government aid to operate these programs. Texas is one such state that designs their system to provide...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (2-3): 166–172.
Published: 01 February 2022
... means. This study uses fine, cost, and restitution imposition and collection data from the Administrative Office of the Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) that spans a ten year period to examine whether there are differences in assessment and outstanding debt balances between defendants with private counsel...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (2-3): 128–138.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Andrea Bopp Stark; Geoff Walsh This article examines the provisions of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code that except fines and penalties from the broad discharge of debts that individuals receive upon completion of a bankruptcy case. In its 1986 decision in Kelly v. Robinson the Supreme Court overrode...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (2-3): 198–199.
Published: 01 February 2022
... personal history to explore the different financial pressure points used in the criminal legal system: the ecosystem of cash bail, fines, and fees. It outlines differences in the ways such pressure is applied depending on a defendant’s economic standing, and argues that it amounts to a form of coercion...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (2-3): 173–174.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Maria Katarina E. Rafael; Chris Mai In criminal courts across the country, judges assess a variety of fines, fees and other legal financial obligations (LFOs) that many defendants struggle to pay. This paper provides a summary of the authors’ longer empirical article that examines...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (2-3): 155–165.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Jordan M. Hyatt; Synøve N. Andersen; Steven L. Chanenson Legal financial obligations serve a range of practical and ideological functions within the modern American criminal justice system. Criminal fines are punitive in nature and intended to reflect the severity of the offense as well as having...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2022) 34 (2-3): 89–91.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Jordan M. Hyatt; Nathan W. Link Financial and monetary obligations, a class of sanctions that includes fines, restitution, and a range of fees, are increasingly recognized as playing a significant role in the operation of the justice system, the lives of the people against whom they are levied...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2014) 27 (1): 19–25.
Published: 01 October 2014
... use of custodial sentences by employing alternatives such as prosecutorial diversion, fines and day fines as the sole sanction, suspended custodial sentences, and community service or training orders imposed as conditions of probation. These European practices should not be dismissed on the assumption...