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Facing Addiction: Pretrial Justice is Important to Addressing the Substance Use Crisis

20 Mar 2017

Guest blog by Michael King, Director of Outreach & Engagement, Facing Addiction

The so-called War on Drugs, now in its fourth decade, has cost over $1 trillion and led to nearly 45 million arrests. As a result—and not surprisingly—the majority of

Pretrial Justice Advocates Applaud National Association of Counties Resolution

16 Mar 2017

For Immediate Release: February 23, 2017
Contact: Fiona Druge, fiona.druge@berlinrosen.com, (646) 755-6126; NAPSA, Jim Sawyer, Executive Director, (202) 957-4250
Largest National Association of County Governments (NACo) Unites in Call for Use of Pretrial Risk Assessment & Elimination of Commercial Bail

Journalism Matters

07 Mar 2017

Guest blog by Stephen Handelman, Director of the Center on Media, Crime and Justice at John Jay College, and executive editor of The Crime Report

In an era of fake news and alternative facts, accurate reporting has never been more important—especially

Connecticut Joins National Movement to Improve Pretrial Justice

23 Feb 2017

For Immediate Release: February 23, 2017
Contact: Fiona Druge, fiona.druge@berlinrosen.com, (646) 755-6126; Chris Collibee (Office of Governor Dannel Malloy), chris.collibee@ct.gov, (860) 205-7457
3DaysCount Campaign Offers Path to Fairer Outcomes, Greater Public Safety, and Better Use of Public Resources
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Legislative Audit Exposes Needs for Pretrial Improvements in Utah

08 Feb 2017

Few people would imagine Utah as a hotspot for bail reform. But the state’s legislature recently published a scathing critique of how the for-profit money bond industry operates there. It’s called A Performance Audit of Utah’s Monetary Bail System, and

Maryland Takes Step Toward More Fair & Effective Justice System

07 Feb 2017

For Immediate Release: February 7, 2017

Contacts: Fiona Druge, fiona.druge@berlinrosen.com | 646.755.6126
Court of Appeals Approves Bail Rule Change
Today, Maryland’s Court of Appeals approved a change to the court rules that govern the state’s money bail system. This reform seeks both