When a community's police force speaks up, people tend to listen. But will that be the case in reform-minded New Hampshire? In that state, which has seen greater leniency regarding bail and pretrial … [Read more...] about NH Law Enforcement Says Bail Reform is “Dangerous”
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
Of course you want to avoid what’s coming. Nobody actually looks forward to their court date after being arrested. But let’s start with the obvious … skipping bail has consequences that will impact … [Read more...] about What are the Consequences of Skipping Bail?
Let's have a little fun...the role of "bounty hunter" has been glorified in stories, movies, television, and the press for decades. The reality, as any fugitive recovery agent (aka "bounty hunter") … [Read more...] about Movie Bounty Hunters – Much More Interesting Than Real Life
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
Well...this is interesting. Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights announced last September that it would bail out hundreds of inmates at Rikers prison in a demonstration intended to show that cash bail does … [Read more...] about 105 Released from Rikers as Part of Bail Reform “Experiment”