Episode 8: Tonya Brito and The Child Support Debt Bubble

Tonya L. Brito, Jefferson Burrus-Bascom Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School and Faculty Affiliate with the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin, discusses her recently published article, “The Child Support Debt Bubble.” Professor Brito’s article uses qualitative data to examine the problem of exorbitant child support debt owed by noncustodial fathers in no- and low-income and predominantly Black families.