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
A Rundown of What’s Going on in the World of Bail
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
Judges Making Laws in California on Bail Bonds?
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?
Minnesota Sees Bail Reform Rhetoric Heating Up
A public defender in Minnesota laments the conditions at a local prison. He sees women in jail for no other reason than an inability to pay for their bail. For Dan Lew, the Northeastern Minnesota … [Read more...] about Minnesota Sees Bail Reform Rhetoric Heating Up
Bail Bonds Industry Likely to Force Vote on Bail Reform in California
In California, where bail reform has been most aggressive with the passage of SB10, the bail bonds industry is fighting back with aplomb. That bill, which will go into effect in October, 2019, … [Read more...] about Bail Bonds Industry Likely to Force Vote on Bail Reform in California