Fines and Fees Justice Center

Seeks to catalyze a movement to eliminate the fines and fees that distort justice. Our goal is to eliminate fees in the justice system and to ensure that fines are equitably imposed and enforced.
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Primary geographic focus: NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Research/Policy/Organizing


News Story

How Local Courts Sidestep The Right To An Attorney

RJ Vogt
October 28, 2019
According to Joanna Weiss, a co-founder of the Fines and Fees Justice Center, it’s no surprise that constitutional violations occur in local courts because many of them primarily serve their town or city’s bottom line.

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