The long term and unintended consequences of criminal justice fines, fees, and restitution are examined.
Fees paid by offenders
Fines, Fees, and Bail: Payments in the Criminal Justice System That Disproportionately Impact the Poor
This document examines the use and impact of fines, fees and bail, and highlights potential options for reform to potentially increase equity.
This webpage provides access to materials from a two-day DOJ/White House event on " A Cycle of Incarceration: Prison, Debt and Bail Practices.”
This essay suggests that the implications of charging inmates for goods, services, and even their stay may violate the U.S. Constitution.