If you'd like to read a great analysis of the problems with bail reform, head on over to Jeff Clayton's article on Law 360 for a take from the other side - the less vociferous one that is championing … [Read more...] about Federal Bail Reform Act of 1984 Implodes – Here’s How
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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?
The debate rages regarding bail reform, with proponents of money bail noting that it has a long, rich history in the U.S. legal system and opponents saying it's time for change. It's hard to say who's … [Read more...] about Surety Bail vs. Pretrial Services Programs
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
It's really the question that should be at the heart of the issue of whether commercial bail - also called cash bail, "financial release," money bail, bail bonds, and others - is effective. The point … [Read more...] about Does Commercial Bail Reduce Failures to Appear?
We started our deep dive into the details of bail, bail bonds vs. pretrial release, and bail reform in a previous post, and will continue to review and comment on this very important issue. The … [Read more...] about An Overview of Bail from BJS