Beth A. Colgan

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Vice Dean of Faculty & Intellectual Life and Professor of Law

385 Charles E. Young Dr. East

Room 1242

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

DOWNLOADS
Rank 23,967

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 23,967

in Total Papers Downloads

4,036

SSRN CITATIONS
Rank 43,366

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 43,366

in Total Papers Citations

13

CROSSREF CITATIONS

8

Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Reviving the Excessive Fines Clause

California Law Review, Vol. 102, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 04 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2014
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 555 (93,754)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

fines, restitution, debt, collateral consequences, punishment, Eighth Amendment, criminal, juvenile, poverty, originalism, history, colonial

2.

The Excessive Fines Clause: Challenging the Modern Debtors' Prison

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 2, 2018, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-15
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 28 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 477 (112,844)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

Eighth Amendment, Excessive Fines, restitution, punishment, poverty, sentencing

3.

Fines, Fees, and Forfeitures

Academy for Justice: A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform, Erik Luna, ed., 2017, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-25
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2017
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 410 (134,683)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

fines, forfeitures, eighth amendment, excessive fines clause, due process, equal protection, poverty, right to counsel, policing

4.

Justice Deserts: Spatial Inequality and Local Funding of Indigent Defense

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 219, 2010, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 216
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 06 May 2010
Lisa R. Pruitt and Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 385 (144,699)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

criminal procedure, Sixth Amendment, right to counsel, indigent defense, Equal Protection Clause, geography, spatial inequality, uneven development, American Indian, juvenile justice, criminal justice, state and local government, local taxation, property tax, rural, rural and urban, nonmetropolitan

5.

Graduating Economic Sanctions According to Ability to Pay

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 103, 2017
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 325 (173,999)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Fines, Fees, Restitution, Punishment, Poverty, Equality

6.

Wealth-Based Penal Disenfranchisement

72 Vand. L. Rev. 55 (2019), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-10
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 09 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2019
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 307 (184,724)

Abstract:

Loading...

voting, poverty, fines, restitution, punishment, equal protection, due process, sentencing

7.

Revenue, Race, and the Potential Unintended Consequences of Traffic Enforcement Reform

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 100, 889-958 (2023)
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 18 Sep 2022 Last Revised: 31 May 2023
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 238 (239,038)

Abstract:

Loading...

policing, law enforcement, fines, forfeitures, policing for profit, traffic

8.

Constitutional Line Drawing at the Intersection of Childhood and Crime

Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Vol. IX, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2014
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 216 (262,092)

Abstract:

Loading...

juvenile, life without parole, cruel and unusual punishment, Eighth Amendment

9.

The Failed Promise of Installment Fines

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 23-08, 172 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 989 (2024)
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 07 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 14 May 2024
Beth A. Colgan and Jean Galbraith
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 182 (306,013)

Abstract:

Loading...

Criminal justice policy, economic inequality, sentencing, Supreme Court of the United States, SCOTUS, Eighth Amendment, excessive fines clause, installment payments, Williams v. Illinois, Tate v. Short, Bearden v. Georgia

10.

Paying for Gideon

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 99, p. 1929, 2014, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 14-13
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2014
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 173 (320,091)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

right to counsel, Gideon, collateral consequences, equal protection, due process, indigent

11.

Lessons from Ferguson on Individual Defense Representation as a Tool of Systemic Reform

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 4, 2017, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-15
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 162 (338,684)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Economic Sanctions, Fines, Debtors' Prisons, Excessive Fines Clause, Poverty, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Policing

12.

The Burdens of the Excessive Fines Clause

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 63, 2020/21
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 25 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2021
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 143 (375,247)

Abstract:

Loading...

13.

Teaching a Prisoner to Fish: Getting Tough on Crime by Preparing Prisoners to Reenter Society

Colgan, Beth A. (2012) "Teaching a Prisoner to Fish: Getting Tough on Crime by Preparing Prisoners to Reenter Society," Seattle Journal for Social Justice: Vol. 5: Iss. 1, Article 19
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 02 Aug 2013
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 98 (496,709)

Abstract:

Loading...

prison reentry, treatment, training, rehabilitation

14.

Public Health and Safety Consequences of Denying Access to Justice for Victims of Prison Staff Sexual Misconduct

UCLA Women's Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Aug 2013
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 96 (503,451)

Abstract:

Loading...

prison, prosecutorial discretion, sexual abuse

15.

Financial Hardship and the Excessive Fines Clause: Assessing the Severity of Property Forfeitures After Timbs

The Yale Law Journal Forum (2020)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jan 2020
Beth A. Colgan and Nicholas McLean
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Hawaii at Manoa - William S. Richardson School of Law
Downloads 85 (543,337)

Abstract:

Loading...

punishment, poverty, property, Eighth Amendment, excessive fines, forfeitures

16.

Beyond Graduation: Economic Sanctions and Structural Reform

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 69, No. 7, 2020
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 May 2020
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 72 (598,211)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

Fines, Fees, Punishment, Abolition, Structural Reform, Poverty, Forfeiture

17.

The Presidential Politics of Prisoner Reentry Reform

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Aug 2013
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 52 (702,700)

Abstract:

Loading...

prison reentry

18.

Revisiting Hate Crimes in the Shadow of Mass Incarceration

95 N.Y.U. L. Rev. Online 149 (2020)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Nov 2022
Shirin Sinnar and Beth A. Colgan
Stanford University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 36 (812,820)

Abstract:

Loading...

hate crimes, policing, bias, compensation, restorative justice

19.

Illegality in a World of Predation

New York University Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 246, 2023
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 May 2023
Beth A. Colgan
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 24 (916,603)

Abstract:

Loading...