In Calaveras County, California, a petition featuring nearly 600,000 signatures was submitted recently. The goal? To repeal the recently-enacted bail reform that has the state in an uproar. Senate … [Read more...] about Calaveras County Sees Bail Reform Repeal Coming
Bail Reform - The Raging Debate
Bail reform is a hot topic throughout the entire country, and has been for some time. There are many opinions on both sides of the issue, plenty of misinformation and half-formed logic put forth, and emotionally-charged exchanges between advocacy groups. But what is the truth of bail reform? What are the issues that really matter to Americans? We'll discuss that herein with a series of longer articles and short news updates that follows the ongoing discussion.
When a community's police force speaks up, people tend to listen. But will that be the case in reform-minded New Hampshire? In that state, which has seen greater leniency regarding bail and pretrial … [Read more...] about NH Law Enforcement Says Bail Reform is “Dangerous”
If you'd like to read a great analysis of the problems with bail reform, head on over to Jeff Clayton's article on Law 360 for a take from the other side - the less vociferous one that is championing … [Read more...] about Federal Bail Reform Act of 1984 Implodes – Here’s How
In Cuyahoga County, Ohio, the call for criminal justice reform is strong. And that's fair - anything that is poorly administered, dangerous, violates civil rights, and costs taxpayers ungodly amounts … [Read more...] about In Ohio, Calls for Bail Reform Based on Faulty Logic
From lost jobs and greater dependence on government and taxes to getting shot in the face, bail reform is hurting Americans from coast to coast. The stories about bail reform have been so ugly to date … [Read more...] about 3 Ways Bail Reform Will Hurt YOU, #2 Will Shock You
In New Hampshire, a special commission convened by lawmakers will study bail and pretrial detention in order to make a full recommendation regarding how the state's courts should treat defendants … [Read more...] about New Hampshire Bail & Pretrial Detention