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How does someone incur Legal Financial Obligations?
Institutional Processing of Felony Defendants:
The Decision-Making Stages and Related Outcomes
Alexes Harris describes the process by which defendants move through the criminal justice system and the consequences non-payment of LFOs. (Harris, 2016, p. 102)
The Debt Penalty: Exposing the Financial Barriers to Offender Reintegration explores the financial debt incurred through the legal system. (Evans, 2014, p.10)