Institute for Research on Poverty Webinar - Alexes Harris

Monetary Sanctions: Using Fines and Fees to Punish the Poor

Date
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time
1 p.m.
Location
Online - Register at http://www.irp.wisc.edu/
Description
Alexes Harris, sociologist at University of Washington will discuss the use of monetary sanctions by municipal and state courts, how this form of punishment reinforces existing inequalities, and how a different set of policies could lead to better outcomes for those involved with the criminal justice system.
Contact
890-3539, dave.chancellor@wisc.edu
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