August 26, 2016

Researchers from the Arnold Foundation believe "that substance abuse was not one of the top nine factors that contributed to a defendant's failure to appear in court or to their likelihood of committing crimes while free."

In my experience drug use correlates with the m...

August 25, 2016

This is in response to the article, "America’s bail system is a war on the poor. Let’s get rid of it" by Rachel Marshall.

Rachel believes the concept of bail is simple. There is a monetary incentive. Which...

August 13, 2016

The Department of Justice has come out and said "The Fourteenth Amendment Prohibits Incarcerating Individuals Without Meaningful Consideration Of Indigence And Alternative Methods Of Achieving A Legitimate Government Interest" and "Bail Systems That Keep Indigent Defen...

August 4, 2016

Many opponents of the current bail schedule believe it is not fair because it only considers the charges. Although most Rules of Criminal Procedure do allow bond to be set by taking into account the available information, bond could be better set by considering other f...

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