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NJ Bail Reform No “Unfunded Mandate”

10 Jan 2017

New Jersey’s sweeping and long-awaited bail reforms passed a crucial final hurdle just before New Year’s when the state’s little-known Council on Local Mandates, which has the power to invalidate legislation it considers an “unfunded mandate,” denied a challenge to

Justice Advocates Praise NY Bail Reform Package

09 Jan 2017

For Immediate Release: January 9, 2017

Contacts: Fiona Druge, fiona.druge@berlinrosen.com | 646.755.6126
Governor Cuomo Advocates for Pretrial Reforms in His Proposed Justice Overhaul
Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a package of criminal justice reforms, including improvements to the state money bail system.

Two Champions Look Back and Ahead

20 Dec 2016

The new year affords us an opportunity to look back and ahead, to reflect and imagine. In 2017, PJI’s Board of Directors will welcome a new board chair—Chris Rodgers, a county commissioner from Douglas County, Nebraska. So, we asked outgoing