Institute for Research on Poverty Webinar - Alexes Harris
Monetary Sanctions: Using Fines and Fees to Punish the Poor
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Online - Register at http://www.irp.wisc.edu/
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.