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

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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, according to a new report published by the Juvenile Law Center, a legal aid and advocacy group in Philadelphia. In juvenile systems intended to help wayward youths go straight, the study . . .

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