Structured Fines Day Fines as Fair and Collectable Punishment in American Courts

Overview

This 1995 booklet draws on Vera's experience to describe how a day-fine system works in practice, what benefits it can be expected to yield, and how it should be planned. The booklet also includes a bibliography and list of people who can answer questions and provide planning and implementation assistance.

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