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Feedback on The State of Pretrial Justice in America

20 Nov 2017

By Cherise Fanno Burdeen

Two weeks ago PJI released The State of Pretrial Justice in America, a nationwide report card measuring each state’s—and America’s—progress toward safe, fair, and effective pretrial justice. Our goal in issuing this report was to stimulate

A Third of States are Failing on Pretrial Justice, says New Report

01 Nov 2017

For Immediate Release: November 1, 2017

Contact: Fiona Druge, Fiona.Druge@berlinrosen.com, (646) 755-6126
While Nation Gets a “D” on Pretrial Justice, Several States Show Promise of Reform
Washington, DC – A new report released today by the Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI)

New PJI Report Answers Questions About Pretrial Assessment

04 Oct 2017

For Immediate Release: October 4, 2017

Contact: Fiona Druge, Fiona.Druge@berlinrosen.com, (646) 755-6126

 
Reframes “Risk Assessment” as Evidence-Based Pretrial Assessment to More Accurately Reflect the Role and Value of These Tools in Producing Pretrial Success
Washington, DC—The Pretrial Justice Institute

On the Long History of Bail

03 Oct 2017

By Wendy Shang

The idea that bail in the form of money bond is an ancient practice has been bubbling up lately, with the implication that we cannot tamper with a practice so firmly ensconced in our legal tradition. While