Pay or Stay

TitlePay or Stay
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsSkipper, RB, Currie, RA, Jones, C, Pease, H, McNichol, J
Date Published12/2018
Publication LanguageEnglish
AbstractDebtors’ prisons were outlawed in the United States in 1833. And, yet, the system of fines and penalties by many jurisdictions across the country disproportionately affect those living in poverty. The poor are often stuck in jail because they don’t have the money to get themselves out
NotesCase from the 2019 National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit nc-nd/4.0/. © 2017 Robert Skipper, Robert A. Currie, Cynthia Jones, Heather Pease, and Jane McNichol.