Debtor's Prison (Including Child Support Contempt) - Studies and Reports

  1. Massachusetts Trial Court Fines and Fees Working Group, Report to Trial Court Chief Justice Paula M. Carey (Nov. 17, 2016), available at http://www.mass.gov/courts/docs/trial-court/report-of-the-fines-and-fees-working-group.pdf.

  2. Massachusetts Senate Committee on Post Audit and Oversight, Fine Time Massachusetts: Judges, Poor People, and Debtors' Prison in the 21st Century (Nov. 7, 2016), available at https://malegislature.gov/Bills/189/S2504.pdf.

  3. Lisa Stifler, Debt in the Courts: The Scourge of Abusive Debt Collection Litigation and Possible Policy Solutions, 11 Harv. L. & Poly. Rev. 91 (2017), available at http://harvardlpr.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/HLP106.pdf.