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Fifth Circuit Court Filings Urging Court to End Poverty-Based Pretrial Detention

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In the case of O'Donnell v. Harris County, TX eleven groups have filed briefs in the Fifth Circuit urging the court to rule on the constitutional issues of poverty-based pretrial detention. This group included:
--The Conference of Chief Justices
--67 current and former district attorneys, US Attorneys, state attorneys general, and governors;
--Current and former Chiefs of Police, Sheriffs, and corrections officials;
--Religious leaders;
--The American Bar Association;
--The National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies and Pretrial Justice Institute;
--The Cato Institute;
--The Texas Public Policy Foundation, Right on Crime, and R Street;
--The Constitutional Accountability Center;
--The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers;
--Judge Darrell Jordan

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Religious Leaders Amicus - ODonnell v. Harris County TX.pdf   147K   1 version
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Prosecutors Amicus - ODonnell v. Harris County TX.pdf   290K   1 version
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NAPSA PJI Amicus - ODonnell v. Harris County TX.pdf   209K   1 version
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NACDL Amicus - ODonnell v. Harris County TX.pdf   398K   1 version
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Judge Jordan Amicus - ODonnell v. Harris County TX.pdf   612K   1 version
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Cato Institute Amicus - ODonnell v. Harris County TX.pdf   279K   1 version
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