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TITLE: Shackled to Debt: Criminal Justice Financial Obligations and the Barriers to Re-Entry They Create
AUTHORS: Karin D. Martin, Assistant Professor of Public Management, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York
Sandra Susan Smith, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
Wendy Still, Chief Probation Officer, Alameda County, California
The Office of Justice Programs, headed by Assistant Attorney General Karol V. Mason, provides federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. OJP has six bureaus and offices: the Bureau of Justice Assistance; the Bureau of Justice Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the Office for Victims of Crime; and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART). More information about OJP and its components can be found at www.ojp.gov.
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SOURCE Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs