Vera Institute of Justice Releases Plan to End Money Injustice in New Orleans

“Paid In Full” offers a comprehensive blueprint for city & court officials to bring equity to the justice system, disrupt mass incarceration, and enhance community safety

NEW YORK, NY – The unjust role that money plays in the criminal justice system has increasingly become a gateway for common-sense reform. A few cities and states across the country are acknowledging that pretrial money bail, and the subsequent imposition of fines and fees, fundamentally and disproportionally harm poor people and people of color. Ho...

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June 12, 2019
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