ABA Standards for Criminal Justice, Pretrial Release
The ABA Criminal Justice Standards on Pretrial Release includes the history and a discussion of the rationale for each standard, as well as updated references to relevant case law, legislation, literature, and research. The standards were approved by the House of Delegates in 2002. Also listed on the left is an article about the making of ABA standards.
NAPSA Diversion Standards
This newest version of the Performance Standards and Goals for Pretrial Release and Diversion was approved by the NAPSA Board of Directors in November 2008. They are intended to provide guidance to pretrial diversion policy and practice and include case law and program practices.
NAPSA Release Standards
This version of the Standards on Pretrial Release was approved by the NAPSA Board of Directors in 2004. It is intended to provide guidance to pretrial services program directors and staff and to others involved in the formulation and implementation of laws, policies, and practices concerning the pretrial release/detention-making process and the monitoring and supervision of persons released from custody while awaiting disposition of criminal charges.
National District Attorneys Association Standards
This is the most recent version of the National Prosecution Standards by the National District Attorneys Association.