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Links for Feburary 1, 2019 First Friday Forum 

02-05-2019 12:02

Supporting Links for Items Discussed in February 1, 2019 First Friday Forum

 

LEGISLATION

Alaska - SB 33 will repeal and replace SB 91, including the use of pretrial assessments
http://www.akleg.gov/basis/Bill/Text/31?Hsid=SB0033A

Iowa – S. 127 creates interim study committee to examine criminal justice fairness and bail reform
https://www.legis.iowa.gov/publications/search/document?fq=id:1035349&q=pretrial 

Kentucky –HB 94 would prohibit judges from imposing financial bail conditions if the purpose is to “ensure the safety of the public,” to prevent the defendant from obstructing justice, or “for the purpose of preventing the release of the defendant.” 
https://legiscan.com/KY/text/HB94/2019

Ohio – HB 439 would require courts to consider the results of a validated pretrial assessment tool, to allow nonmonetary bail to be set, and to require courts to collect certain data on bail, pretrial release, and sentencing
https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-documents?id=GA132-HB-439

West Virginia – HB 2190 would require magistrates to release people charged with misdemeanors on own recognizance, unless ‘good cause’ is shown and with exceptions for some charges. The bill has passed the House, and is now being considered in the Senate.
http://www.wvlegislature.gov/Bill_Status/bills_text.cfm?billdoc=hb2190%20intr.htm&yr=2019&sesstype=RS&i=2190

 

LITIGATION

California

Massaschusetts

Texas


RESOURCES

Santa Clara Case Study: Using Technology and Innovation to Improve Client Contact
https://university.pretrial.org/viewdocument/santa-clara-case-study

21 Principles for the 21st Century Prosecutor
https://www.brennancenter.org/sites/default/files/publications/FJP_21Principles_FINAL.pdf

Accuracy, Equity and Jurisprudence of Criminal Risk Assessment (study)
https://university.pretrial.org/viewdocument/the-accuracy-equity-and-jurisprud

 

WATCH

Reclaiming the Crown: The Footwork King's Battle with Money Bail 
http://bit.ly/reclaimthecrown

CLEARINGHOUSES

Fines and Fees Justice Center Clearinghouse 
https://finesandfeesjusticecenter.org/clearinghouse/?sortByDate=true 

National Juvenile Defender Center Juvenile Bail Reform
https://njdc.info/juvenile-bail-reform/

Diversion Hub Community
https://www.diversionhub.org/

 

CONVENTIONS

Pi-Con Information
https://university.pretrial.org/pretrialinnovators/home 

PTACC Conference: Seeding Pre-Arrest Diversion/Interventions across the United States, November 10-13, 2019, Ponte Vedra, Florida
https://ptaccollaborative.org/conference/

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