The Maricopa County FARE Probation Experiment An Effort to Introduce a Means-Based Monetary Sanction as a Targeted Felony-Level Intermediate Sanction


In 1987 the State Justice Institute funded a demonstration project in Phoenix Arizona to illustrate the application of the day fine concept in creating a systematic approach to scaling affordable, enforceable monetary sanctions. This report is meant to provide an overview of the pilot projects planning and implementation. Its focus is on the planning process and the policy issues which were addressed in designing the program model.


Compassion, Not Confinement

How States and Localities Can Help Ensure Humane Housing for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Awaiting Family Reunification

In the first five months of 2021, about 65,000 children were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) after arriving in the United States unaccompanied by a parent or legal guardian. These children come to the United States seeking protection, stability, and a chance to reunite with their families, but are instead processed at federa ...

  • Shaina Aber, Lauren Esterle, Derek Loh
June 16, 2021