California continues to be ground zero for the fight over money bail in the U.S. The state's new law abolishing cash bail will be challenged by the bail industry and the voters, over 500,000 of whom … [Read more...] about Bail Bondsmen Continue to Fight Back
It's a legitimate question. At first glance, bail reform simply seems like the "cause du jour," and one that big companies, celebrities, and non-profits will glom onto for a couple days or weeks … [Read more...] about Why are Big Philanthropy Players Involved in Bail Reform?
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?
In Calaveras County, California, a petition featuring nearly 600,000 signatures was submitted recently. The goal? To repeal the recently-enacted bail reform that has the state in an uproar. Senate … [Read more...] about Calaveras County Sees Bail Reform Repeal Coming
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