Fines in sentencing Working paper #1: Report on American state statutes relating to fines in criminal cases


This 1982 Vera report reviewed the statutes of all American states and the District of Columbia for content relevant to the Fines in Sentencing Project. Between late October and late December 1980, statutory information was gathered on forty-six states. Remaining states and all 190 legislative session laws were reviewed early in 1981, bringing all information current through 1980.