Community Corrections Fines and Fees Study

The Community Corrections Fines and Fees Study is led by Associate Professor Dr. Ebony Ruhland (Principal Investigator) from Rutgers University Newark, School of Criminal Justice. The project is a multi-state, mixed-methods study that examines how fines and fees operate in community corrections (probation and parole) and how fines and fees impact the ability of individuals to succeed on supervision in several U.S. states. Dr. Ruhland leads a team of professors and researchers from Drexel University (Dr. Jordan Hyatt), Georgia State University (Dr. Shytierra Gaston), Indiana University-Bloomington (Dr. Miriam Northcutt Bohmert), the University of Michigan Law School (Dr. Meghan O’Neil), the University of Minnesota Law School (Kelly Lyn Mitchell, J.D., and Dr. Julia Laskorunsky, Robina Institute), and Rutgers University Camden (Dr. Nathan Link). This groundbreaking work is funded by Arnold Ventures.

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