Beth A. Colgan

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

Assistant Professor

385 Charles E. Young Dr. East

Room 1242

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476

United States

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Scholarly Papers (11)

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

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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 280 (100,081)
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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

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 180 (154,349)

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

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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 172 (160,781)

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

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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 146 (184,825)

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Fines, Fees, Restitution, Punishment, Poverty, Equality

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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 126 (207,961)

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

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

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

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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
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prison reentry, treatment, training, rehabilitation

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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
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prison, prosecutorial discretion, sexual abuse

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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
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prison reentry