Resources

The following resources are written by Symposium speakers or affiliated organizations.

A Few Bad Apples? Racial Bias in Policing

A Historic Victory Against Taxation by Citation

A Pound of Flesh

A Simple But Revolutionary Way to Ease the Burden of Coronavirus

Beyond Graduation: Economic Sanctions and Structural Reform

COVID-19 Crisis: FFJC Policy Recommendations and Policy Tracker

Does the Punishment Fit the Crime? Speeding Fines and Recidivism

Economic Incarceration

Framing the System of Monetary Sanctions as Predatory: Policies, Practices, and Motivations

Highway Robbery: How Metro Detroit Cops & Courts Steer Segregation and Drive Incarceration

In For a Penny: The Rise of America’s New Debtors’ Prisons

Making Families Pay: The Harmful, Unlawful, and Costly Practice of Charging Juvenile Administrative Fees in California

Multi-State Study of Monetary Sanctions

Op-Ed: When Jails Make Money Off Phone Calls, Society Pays

Pay or Stay Sentences at the ACLU of MI

Speed Trap or Poverty Trap? Fines, Fees, and Financial Wellbeing

Targeting Poverty in the Courts: Improving the Measurement of Ability to Pay Fines

Taxation by Citation? Exploring Local Governments’ Revenue Motive for Traffic Fines

The Excessive Fines Clause: Challenging the Modern Debtors’ Prison

Tribal Courts Should Abolish Cash Bail