In New Hampshire, bail reform continues to go awry. The latest incident has Governor Chris Sununu calling specifically for a change to the new law. The reason? Teacher's Aid Adam Jones, accused of … [Read more...] about Governor Sununu Not Happy With Bail Reform Law
For those seeking bail reform and wanting to rely on a pretrial assessment tool that uses an algorithm, you may want to think again about that stance. As we wrote earlier, a program in Iowa just ended … [Read more...] about Moneyball Bail Reform and Pretrial Assessment
In Iowa, an experiment is coming to an end. At the end of December, a program in place in several counties to determine in which cases it's safe to release defendants as they await trial will end. … [Read more...] about Iowa Test of Pretrial Risk Assessment Ends
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?
The strikes against the RFK Foundation's mass bailout of those held at Rikers Island prior to their court dates are adding up. The poster child of the movement was arrested for a 13th time recently, … [Read more...] about RFK Bails Out Criminal – Criminal Promptly Steals Toys
The feeling of relief following your release from jail is pretty intense. It's difficult to describe to someone who hasn't been through the stress of experiencing arrest, questioning and booking what … [Read more...] about Bail Bond Conditions – A Primer