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Principal Investigator(s): Turner, Susan; Petersilia, Joan
Summary: This study sought to evaluate how well day fines work as an intermediate sanction. Day fines are a structured approach to imposing fines that considers both the offender's ability to pay and the severity of the offense. The program involves two steps: (1) a determination of the number of fine units for an offense, based on the severity of the offense, and (2) a valuation of fine units, based on the offender's net daily income, hence the name "day fines". While four jur... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02024.v1
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