Law by Law, Fines After Jail

If a prisoner has been in jail for 90 days or longer, he probably emerges without a job - and if his crime is a felony, he's going to have a hard time finding another one. Why add costs and fines into the mix - unless you really want him to go back to jail. There should be no costs or fines after jail, and if parole is involved, it must be free. Drug tests, classes, supervision - all covered. Sadly, nobody does this. I don't know of one state that I can even elevate from red to pink.


map of states with no fines or costs after jail

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Please send along any corrections or new information. I am not always up to date on all the laws in all 50 states.

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