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    RE: Drug testing

    Hi all -  Megan Stevenson and I have a very quick overview of the research on pretrial drug testing on p. 44-45 of our Pretrial Detention & Bail Chapter for the Academy of Justice Report, available here:  https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2939273 ...

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    RE: Drug testing

    Thank you, Alison. I look forward to the new report as well. ------------------------------ Sandy Jones Criminal Justice Services Manager Idaho Supreme Court ------------------------------

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    RE: Drug testing

    Sandy, I was just looking into this question myself the other day. I often refer back to a 2011 report from PJI, State of the Science of Pretrial Release Recommendations and Supervision , for related information. It ...

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    RE: Drug testing

    Thank you, Meghan. I'll look forward to the publication in December, and I'll take a look at the one you reference here. My two cents on the answer to your question is that our criminal justice system has never been ...

  • Hi Sandy, PJI has a forthcoming publication where we will be highlighting responses to technical violations and pretrial success, and it speaks to drug testing.  I'll be sure to post here as soon as it is released (likely ...

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    Drug testing

    Hello everyone, Is anyone aware of any recent published research, or even local outcome studies that address the effectiveness (or lack of) of drug testing during the pretrial phase? I know I'm not alone when I say we ...

  • Thanks for sharing this study Cindy. In addition to MDRC's study , a story by Arnold Ventures describes the reforms enacted by New Jersey and discusses the MDRC results as well as other reported outcomes. The state's ...

  • 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 ...