Maryland's Parole Supervision Fee: A Barrier to Reentry
By Diller, Rebekah; Greene, Judith; Jacobs, Michelle.
Open Society Institute-New York. Reducing the Social and Economic Costs of Incarceration Program (New York, N); Abell Foundation (Baltimore, MD).
New York University School of Law. Brennan Center for Justice. Access to Justice Project (New York, NY).
The impact of charging a $40 per month fee to each parolee for their supervision in the community is examined. This report contains these sections: executive summary; introduction; methodology; most parolees are unable to pay the supervision fee; the parole supervision fee undercuts reentry efforts; very few exemptions granted; and recommendations. An appendix provides the text of the Maryland Parole Supervision Law.... Read More