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The challenges and opportunities posed to state courts by fines, fees, and bail practices are discussed in Trends in State Courts 2017. This year’s edition features articles on how fines and fees impacted the work of Missouri’s courts; the courts’ role in eliminating the racial impact of criminal court debt; the history of bail reform in the United States; the work of the National Task Force on Fines, Fees and Bail Practices; and much more.

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