Preliminary Data Report Day-Fine Pilot Project


This 1988 review of the data for the first three months of the Staten Island day-fine experiment concludes that introduction of the day-fine system increased use of fines in sentencing criminal offenders and that resulting city revenue would increase under the new system.


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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