Now we can move on toward defeating this reckless law. That's the word from Jeff Clayton, executive director of the American Bail Coalition. Long expected, California's SB10, which would eliminate … [Read more...] about SB10 Implementation? Not So Fast…Bail Reform on Hold
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.
It's a wild world out there, and in bail reform news, we're drinking from a fire hose! From opinion pieces, big data analytics, legal maneuvering, and more, here's a bit of a rundown on what's been … [Read more...] about A Rundown of What’s Going on in the World of Bail
Michelle Alexander, an opinion columnist for the New York Times made some interesting comparisons between recent criminal justice reforms (especially bail reform) and Jim Crow. That can't be good. So … [Read more...] about E-Carceration and the New Jim Crow
New Jersey has put out a Uniform Crime Report last October that suggested a decrease in crime that just so happened to occur after bail reform was instituted in that state. WNYC picked up on the story … [Read more...] about New Jersey Crime Rate Decrease – is it Real?
Representative David LeGrand, of Michigan, is trying hard to push through bail reform in his state, and we have to think it's a bit misguided. LeGrand's recent 9-bill bail package is going to be … [Read more...] about In Michigan, LeGrand Pushes Anti-Victim Legislation
Detective David Terrell has had multiple lawsuits filed against him but, time after time, they're either tossed or abandoned. This latest is especially interesting, since it involves an apparent loss … [Read more...] about Pedro Hernandez Suit Against Police Goes Nowhere