Through the analysis of four decades of individual and county level suspension data, this study describes North Carolina’s population of drivers whose licenses have been suspended and assesses how driver’s …
This review provides a historical background of court fines and fees and shows how these costs affect people present day.
This five-part series uses personal accounts from Oklahomans to show how fines and fees negatively affect people who cannot afford them.
Clean Slate Day is an annual event that provides relief to people who owe fines and fees to the Topeka Municipal Court.
This report shows the circumstances that lead to a person having their car towed and the consequences that follow in different counties across California.
This research article highlights the prevalence of driver’s license suspensions in North Carolina due to unpaid fines and fees and failures to appear in court for traffic offenses.
This report discusses the various ways debt-based driver’s license suspensions harm Texas drivers, especially those that are low-income and minorities.
This report presents the findings from a visit to the United States by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty, Philip Alston. He evaluated government programs and policies aimed to address extreme poverty according to the United States' human rights obligations.
This report exposes how the private debt collection industry uses the court system to coerce payment from people, many of whom cannot afford to pay their debts.
This paper discusses how fines and fees prevent ex-felons in Alabama and Tennessee from restoring their right to vote after disenfranchisement.