UCLA Criminal Justice Law Review

The UCLA Criminal Justice Law Review (CJLR) has partnered with the Criminal Justice Policy Program at Harvard Law School to publish works from the Progressing Reform of Fees and Fines conference on the impact of economic sanctions. This volume features publications that highlight the role of fines and fees in the criminal legal system.

See below for the full list of works published in Volume 4, Issue 1.

  • Reforming Monetary Sanctions, Reducing Police Violence by Sharon Brett
  • Pay Unto Caesar: Breaches of Justice in the Monetary Sanctions Regime by Mary Pattillo and Gabriela Kirk
  • Democracy, if You Can Afford It: How Financial Conditions are Undermining the Right to Vote by Thea Sebastian, Danielle Lang and Caren E. Scott
  • Piling on Debt: The Intersections Between Child Support Arrears and Legal Financial Obligations by Vicki Turetsky and Maureen R. Waller
  • Reflections: Challenging Monetary Sanctions in the Era of Racial Taxation by Raul Carrillo 
  • Fiscal Pressures, the Great Recession, and Monetary Sanctions in Washington Courts of Limited Jurisdiction by Frank Edwards
  • If We Only Knew the Cost: Scratching the Surface on How Much it Costs to Assess and Collect Court Imposed Criminal Fees and Fines by Michale F. Crowley, Matthew J. Menendez and Lauren- Brooke Eisen
  • Carceral Immobility and Financial Capture: A Framework for the Consequences of Racial Capitalism Penology and Monetary Sanctions by Brittany Friedman
  • Undeliverable: Suspended Driver’s Licenses and the Problem of Notice by Brandon L. Garrett, Karima Modjadidi and William Crozier
  • Forcing Judges to Criminalize Poverty in North Carolina by Gene Nichol
  • Monetary Sanctions, Legal and Collateral Consequences, and Probation and Parole: Where Do We Go From Here? by Nathan Link, Jordan M. Hyatt, and Ebony Ruhland
  • Law, Money, People: Insights from a Brief History of Court Funding Concerns by Karin D. Martin
  • The Hidden Cost of the Disease: Fines, Fees, and Costs Assessed on Persons with Alleged Substance Use Disorder by Meghan O’Neil and Daniel Strellman
  • Reflection on the Rhetoric and Realities of Restitution by Leslie Paik
  • Alabama Is Us: Concealed Fees in Jails and Prisons by Mary Fainsod Katzenstein, Nolan Bennett and Jacob Swanson 
  • The Broad Scope and Variation of Monetary Sanctions: Evidence from Eight States by Sarah Shannon, Beth M. Huebner, Alexes Harris, Karin Martin, Mary Patillo, Becky Pettit, Bryan Sykes et al. 
  • Hidden Fees? The Hidden State Framework and the Reform Prospects from Systems of Monetary Sanctions by Chloe Thurston