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 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
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
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
H.R. 2152, also referred to as the "Citizens Right to Know Act of 2018" was introduced in Congress by Rep. Ted Poe, a Republican from Texas. The legislation requires pretrial release agencies funded … [Read more...] about H.R. 2152, Citizens Right to Know Act of 2018
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 ?