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Confronting the Burden of Fines and Fees on Fine-Only Offenses in Texas: Recent Reforms and Next Steps

Marc Levin and Haley Holik discuss the impact of fine-only offenses on offenders who are unable to pay. With so many citizens jailed because of an inability to pay, we must reevaluate the system in order to ensure that penalties are proportionate to the offense and to save taxpayer money from needless incarceration.

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