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Depenalizing Poverty A Proposal For Improving Harris County Bail Policies - TFDP 2014 , Depenalizing Poverty A Proposal for Improving Harris County Bail Policies - TFDP 2014.pdf (174.4 KiB)
Unsecured Bonds: The As Effective And Most Efficient Pretrial Release Option by Jones, Unsecured Bonds, The As Effective and Most Efficient Pretrial Release Option - Jones 2013.pdf (631.9 KiB) - This empirical study uses data from nearly 2,000 Colorado defendants to show that unsecured recognizance bonds achieve the same public safety and court appearance outcomes as do cash and surety bonds for defendants who are lower, moderate, and higher risk, but do so while incarcerating far fewer pretrial defendants at tax payer expense.
FACT SHEET - Unsecured Bonds, The As Effective And Most Efficient Pretrial Release Option by PJI, FACT SHEET - Unsecured Bonds, The As Effective and Most Efficient Pretrial Release Option 2013.pdf (127.0 KiB) - One-page summary of, Unsecured Bonds: The As Effective And Most Efficient Pretrial Release Option.
The History of Bail and Pretrial Release , PJI-History of Bail Revised.pdf (270.4 KiB)