We started our deep dive into the details of bail, bail bonds vs. pretrial release, and bail reform in a previous post, and will continue to review and comment on this very important issue. The … [Read more...] about An Overview of Bail from BJS
Today, and in the days and weeks to come, we're going to continue to dissect the numbers as they relate to pretrial release and bail reform. Arguments made on both sides of this issue focus, quite … [Read more...] about A Deep Dive Into the Statistics Behind Bail Reform
Every defendant arrested in Baltimore City who has a bail set by the District Court Commissioner is entitled to a bail review hearing within 24 hours of being “booked” at The Central Booking and … [Read more...] about What Happens At Baltimore City Bail Review ?
Years ago, for the purpose of fighting crime, Baltimore City was broken down into districts. In each district was a station house, with holding cells inside. Depending on where a defendant was … [Read more...] about How Bail Works at Baltimore City’s Central Booking