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Coronavirus April 17
As states and cities face budget shortfalls amid the COVID-19 crisis, many courts seek payments largely owed by the poor.
Feature June 11, 2019
Courts often order children who break the law to pay thousands of dollars in restitution to victims—even when the victim is an insurance company.
News November 29, 2017
North Carolina’s plan to stymie judges who waive fines and fees.
News August 10, 2015
Getting caught in a speed trap in a small Louisiana town.
News February 24, 2015
Congress outlawed them. The Supreme Court ruled them unconstitutional. Yet they live on.