Legislation

  • FOMO at PI-Con? You bet! (2/20/2019)

    The Pretrial Innovators Convention, also known as PI-Con, is less than a month away, on March 14-15 in Denver. If you haven’t registered yet, you have one more day to register before having one of the biggest cases of FOMO in your life. (FOMO, for the uninitiated, is the Fear Of Missing Out.) 

    At PJI, we take great pride in making PI-Con the unconventional convention. This is no sitting-around experience, but instead, one where you will get into cutting edge issues, connect with an array of experts in the field, and come away with ideas on how these ideas apply to practices back home. (more…)


11/01/2017

The State of Pretrial Justice in America

The Pretrial Justice Institute released the first-ever effort to gauge the quality of pretrial practice and outcomes across the United States. The State of Pretrial Justice […]
07/20/2017

New Jersey’s New and Improved Bail System Explained on NPR’s ‘Planet Money’

“Planet Money,” NPR’s popular podcast (“The Economy Explained”), recently explored New Jersey’s shift away from money-based pretrial justice. Episode 783: New Jersey Bails Out is worth […]
11/10/2016

New Mexico and Oklahoma pass commonsense pretrial reform

While most eyes were focused on Tuesday’s presidential and congressional races, at least two measures passed at the state level that will help improve pretrial justice. […]
08/05/2014

Legislature Passes Historic Overhaul of Bail System in New Jersey

On Monday August 4, 2014 the New Jersey Legislature greatly improved the state’s criminal justice system when it passed two important pieces of legislation that will […]