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  • Delaware Bail Reform: What Ashley Forgot to Ask Joe June 20, 2018
    window.___gcfg = { lang:'en_US',parsetags: 'onload' }; window.___gcfg = { lang:'en_US',parsetags: 'onload' }; window.___gcfg = { lang:'en_US',parsetags: 'onload' }; Legislators can learn from the history of Delaware politics and reject dangerous legislation. June 19 2018 Ashley Biden is hard at work advocating for bail reform in Delaware.  She has been a vocal proponent for the movement, […]
  • Danger Ahead: New Study on Risk-Based Bail Systems Warn of Increase In Pretrial Incarceration June 19, 2018
    Researchers warn that risk-based bail systems will lead to an increase in pretrial incarceration in new study. June 19 2018 As legislators and policy-makers across the country continue to deal with the promises of pretrial “pilot” counties funded by the deep pockets of social “reformers” and proposed legislation intended to eliminate the money-based system and... […]
  • Arnold Foundation: Accumulating mountains of data on criminal defendants for algorithms now accused of creating mass incarceration. June 15, 2018
    Big Data is Big Business for reformers accumulating a massive inventory of private information on criminal defendants…enter the MacArthur Foundation. June 15 2018 Many of you have read about our continuing attempts to expose the fact that much of criminal justice reform is that the process is the product.  In other words, there is very... […]
  • New research from Rice University spotlights the risk of increasing mass incarceration using computerized risk assessments June 13, 2018
    As legislators consider legislation that utilizes computerized risk assessments, new research from Rice University spotlights the risk of increasing mass incarceration. June 13 2018 New research on algorithms in criminal justice by Professor Robert Werth of Rice University asserts that the growth of risk algorithms is a central cause of generational mass incarceration. Risk assessment tools may increase... […]

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  • Man steals jail officer’s car 30 minutes after “free release” on handgun charge June 25, 2018
    “Catch and Release” alive and well in Moncks Corner, South Carolina Davon Fuller, 23, is accused of stealing a correctional officer’s car from the parking lot next to the jail just 30 minutes after getting [...] The post Man steals jail officer’s car 30 minutes after “free release” on handgun charge appeared first on US […]
  • Man charged with 2nd degree Sexual Assault (2 counts) FREE TO GO under NJ Bail Reform June 20, 2018
    Man charged in sexual assault released on his own recognizance under NJ Bail Reform Pallisades Park, NJ – According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office press release, Min Sung Jeon was charged with 2 counts [...] The post Man charged with 2nd degree Sexual Assault (2 counts) FREE TO GO under NJ Bail Reform appeared […]
  • NC couple had handgun and drugs FREE TO GO under NJ Bail Reform June 14, 2018
    Gun possessing couple from out of town back on the road after stop in New Jersey. A Fayetteville, North Carolina couple traveling on the George Washington bridge was found to be in possession of a [...] The post NC couple had handgun and drugs FREE TO GO under NJ Bail Reform appeared first on US […]
  • Numbers raise questions about move to reform bail in Maryland June 14, 2018
    Numbers raise questions about move to reform bail in Maryland. More unintended consequences of allowing the state and those prosecuting you to be the gatekeepers of your freedom. ___ “In March 2017, an average of [...] The post Numbers raise questions about move to reform bail in Maryland appeared first on US Bail Reform News.