The latest among the discussion of bail reform is coming out of Kansas, where the state Supreme Court has formed a special task force to review the process of holding criminal defendants as they await … [Read more...] about Kansas Sees Pretrial Release Studies Starting Up
In New Hampshire, where bail reform has taken hold in a major way, prosecutors and law enforcement officials are expressing grave concerns over the new state of affairs. Specifically, concerns … [Read more...] about New Hampshire Lawmakers Voice Concern Over Bail Reform
What happens if you're from Illinois, are a convicted felon, have been arrested 79 times, and then are accused of a sex crime that is caught on a video recording? As it turns out...not much. At least … [Read more...] about Bail Reform in Illinois is Just Bizarre
Collateral provides your bondsman with the assurance that you'll show up when you need to. If someone who is arrested is given the opportunity to secure their release on bail but they don't have the … [Read more...] about When is Collateral Needed With a Bail Bond?
Bail schedules are an effective way of making the system more efficient, and getting people released earlier. In the criminal justice system, there are opposing forces that have to be balanced. One … [Read more...] about Bail Schedules
While some are predicting that recent legislation across various states - especially California - may be the death knell for cash bail in the U.S., others aren't so sure of that contention. To … [Read more...] about Bail Reform Issue is Far From Settled