In 1976, Kentucky passed legislation that abolished commercial bail bondsmen operating in the commonwealth. For many, this was seen as a positive move forward. Based on what's being said now about … [Read more...] about Kentucky Bail Reform Reaching Consensus
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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?
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
Dealing with the criminal justice system has its realities. It’s true that there’s a higher likelihood that people who work in companies that are connected with the criminal justice system (outside … [Read more...] about What Makes for a Good Bail Bondsman?
You may be shocked to learn that, as of June 2018, the average American household has over $175,000 in savings (sources: Federal Reserve and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation). Of course, … [Read more...] about The Difficult Decision to Post a Cash Bond
One the key tenets of the bail bond system is that a monetary incentive will result in better appearance rates at trial. This has been shown to be true by various reports, most notably a Bureau of … [Read more...] about Text Message Reminders to Reduce Failures to Appear