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Serving People from Arrest to Reintegration

When All Else Fails, Fining the Family: First Person Accounts of Criminal Justice Debt

  • Organization: Center for Community Alternatives
  • Document Type: Brief/Motion Papers
  • Date Created: Thursday, January 29, 2015
  • Submitted: Thursday, January 29, 2015
  • Attachment(s): LINK

For this project, the Center for Community Alternatives set out to understand,
in an individual’s own words, precisely how
the punishment of prison and its collateral
consequences—in particular criminal justice debt
(court-mandated fines, fees, and child support)—
affect individuals’ financial situations and stability.

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