‘Blood from a Stone’: Juvenile Justice Fees Cripple the Poor

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A report by the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia finds that fines, fees and restitution mandates levied on juvenile offenders have the greatest effect on the poor and racial minorities, creating a two-tiered system of justice--one for those who can afford to pay for alternatives to incarceration and another for those who can't.
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