Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor announced recently that she's going to form a 24-member task force that will take a close look at the system of bail in Ohio. The group will then … [Read more...] about Ohio is Studying Bail Reform…Yet Again
The argument for and against bail reform is one that consistently sees either side throw out stories as examples of how reform efforts are either far off base, or working just fine. The truth, of … [Read more...] about An Algorithm Put Him in Jail
It's a legitimate question. At first glance, bail reform simply seems like the "cause du jour," and one that big companies, celebrities, and non-profits will glom onto for a couple days or weeks … [Read more...] about Why are Big Philanthropy Players Involved in Bail Reform?
Previously only the purview of legislators, it appears that California is seeing judges step squarely into the fray over bail reform. Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has noted that bail overhaul is … [Read more...] about Judges Making Laws in California on Bail Bonds?