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Moving Beyond Money: Guidance to Policymakers and Advocates on Bail Reform

11 Oct 2016

Guest Blog by Larry Schwartztol, Executive Director, Criminal Justice Policy Program at Harvard Law School

The system of money bail is at a crossroads. It remains a dominant tool for administering the pretrial process around the country—a totally normalized and nearly ubiquitous

Money Bond Fails Victims of Domestic Violence

28 Sep 2016

Laura. Yolanda. Tierne. Zeljka. These are the names of four women who paid the ultimate price because of failed money bail systems. And “price” is the right word. Their attackers all had been recently arrested for serious physical abuse against

Getting Back to $0

14 Sep 2016

By Cherise Fanno Burdeen

Zero-Based Thinking (ZBT) is an exercise for businesses and organizations looking to improve part or all of their practices. ZBT starts with a simple question: “if I could do it over again, from the beginning, what would