Fines in Sentencing Working Paper #8: Report on Visits to Selected State and Local Courts


This 1982 report details visits made by Vera staff members to state and local courts in Georgia, Delaware, Wisconsin and Arizona as part of the Fines and Sentencing Project.


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People in Jail and Prison in Spring 2021

Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected data on the number of people in local jails and state and federal prisons throughout 2020 and into spring 2021. Vera researchers estimated the incarcerated population using a sample of approximately 1,600 jail jurisdictions, 50 states, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service (U ...

  • Jacob Kang-Brown, Chase Montagnet, Jasmine Heiss
June 07, 2021