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  • SB 10, the California pretrial legislation currently on hold pending a November 2020 voter referendum, provides in Penal Code section 1320.10(d), "A person shall not be required to pay for any nonmonetary condition or ...

  • The MDRC Center for Criminal Justice Research's report demonstrates New Jersey's 2017 Criminal Justice Reform Act shows early promise - charting a path forward for states pushing for bail reform. Heres a link to ...

  • Fantastic, thanks Miriam. ------------------------------ Quentin Weld Crime and Justice Institute ------------------------------

  • Michael, Thank you for sharing this opportunity with the UP Community. It sounds like a very interesting model. I am especially interested to hear about the work of the sites and lessons learned along the way. Keep us ...

  • The new NYS bail reform bill does limit the imposition of things like Electronic Monitoring to only certain types of cases and requires that jurisdictions using EM do not use for-profit vendors to implement the technology.  ...

  • Colleagues, Advancing Pretrial Policy and Research  (APPR) is seeking jurisdictions interested in improving their pretrial practices and implementing the Public Safety Assessment (PSA) to participate in an innovative ...

  • Thanks Stephen, this is really helpful.  I'd seen the September order approving the ODonnell CD, but it didn't list the populations exempted from pretrial fees & costs, i.e., the recently homeless, full-time students, ...

  • In the Harris County consent decree , Rule 9.12.8 talks about cost prohibitions: An arrestee who is indigent (as defined in Section 17(h)) or who meets any of the following, may not be assessed any fee ...

  • Hi brilliant pretrial group, I'm seeking input on the following two (related) issues:   ·        Does anyone know of any jurisdictions that have actively tried to limit -- in statute, court rule or otherwise ...