Neil L. Sobol

Texas A&M University School of Law

Professor

1515 Commerce St.

Fort Worth, TX 76102

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

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Scholarly Papers (7)

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Charging the Poor: Criminal Justice Debt & Modern-Day Debtors' Prisons

75 Maryland Law Review 486 (2016), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-09
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2016
Neil L. Sobol
Texas A&M University School of Law
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debtors' prisons, criminal law, poverty law, social justice, criminal justice debt, fines, fees, restitution, equal protection, discrimination, imprisonment

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Protecting Consumers from Zombie-Debt Collectors

44 New Mexico Law Review 327 (2014)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2014
Neil L. Sobol
Texas A&M University School of Law
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debt collection, consumer protection, consumer law, debt harassment, CFPB, consumer finance protection bureau, FDCPA, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, zombie debt, time-barred debts, stale debts, statute of limitations, deceptive trade practice, robo-signing, debt buyer, consumer debt, identity

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Fighting Fines & Fees: Borrowing from Consumer Law to Combat Criminal Justice Debt Abuses

88 University of Colorado Law Review 841 (2017), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-34
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 May 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2017
Neil L. Sobol
Texas A&M University School of Law
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criminal justice debt,bail, fines,fees,criminal law,poverty law,social justice,consumer law,FDCPA,CFPB,DOJ,debtors'prisons,discrimination,Ferguson, poverty penalties,equal protection,probation,consumer debt

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Lessons Learned from Ferguson: Ending Abusive Collection of Criminal Justice Debt

15 University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class 293 (2015), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-39
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2016
Neil L. Sobol
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Ferguson,fines,arrest,police stops,debtors' prisons,criminal law,poverty law,social justice,equal protection,discrimination,imprisonment,jail,prison,probation,indigency,debt collection,consumer protection,decriminalization,mass incarceration,day-fines

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criminal justice debt, bail, fines, fees, criminal law, poverty law, social justice, consumer law,FDCPA, CFPB, DOJ, debtors'prisons, discrimination, Ferguson, poverty penalties, equal protection, probation, consumer debt

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Connecting the Disconnected: Communication Technologies for the Incarcerated

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 3, 2018, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-51
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2018
Neil L. Sobol
Texas A&M University School of Law
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incarceration,visitation,video visitation,imprisonment, jail,prison,recidivism,communication technologies,criminal justice debt,fees,criminal law,social justice,reintegration,telephone fees,electronic messaging,prisoner reentry,in-person visitation,prison mail,privatization,criminal rehabilitation,

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Griffin v. Illinois: Justice Independent of Wealth?

Stetson Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 3, 2020, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-11
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2020
Neil L. Sobol
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Griffin v Illinois, Justice Hugo Black, criminal law, social justice, collateral consequences, equal protection, equal justice, debtors' prisons, criminal justice debt, fines, fees, bail, Bryan Stevenson, collateral consequences, poverty penalties, poverty law, private prison industry