Essential PJI Reports

Pretrial Justice reports can always be found in the University of Pretrial library

  • Guidelines for Analyzing State and Local Pretrial Laws

    This “how- to” guide is for those who research and analyze governing pretrial laws and rules and who make recommendations for reform. Spread the word
  • Improving Pretrial Justice in New Jersey

    The Pretrial Justice Institute sat down with Roseanne Scotti, New Jersey State Director of the Drug Policy Alliance and one of the leaders in the effort […]
  • Key Features of Holistic Pretrial Justice Statutes and Court Rules

    The desired outcomes for the 3DaysCountTM campaign are reduce arrests; replacing cash bonds with risk-based decision making; and restricting detention, through due process, only to those […]
  • Media Toolkit for Pretrial Justice Partners

    The Media Toolkit is intended for individuals and organizations engaged in the effort to improve pretrial justice in the United States—both locally and across the nation. […]
  • Pretrial Justice: How Much Does It Cost?

    This brief summarizes what has been learned about the costs of the current system compared to legal and evidence-based improvements such as moving away from money […]
  • Pretrial Risk Assessment Can Produce Race-Neutral Results

      Validated pretrial risk assessment tools, when thoughtfully designed and tested and objectively applied, can help jurisdictions reduce racial and economic bias in the decisions they […]
  • Questions About Pretrial Assessment

    This report is an overview of evidence-based pretrial assessment—how it is developed, how it is meant to be used, and what justice professionals and the public […]
  • State of Pretrial

    This report measures three basic indicators for each state with the goal of setting a baseline against which progress can be tracked: the rate at which […]
  • Support Grows for Pretrial Justice Reform

    This brief summarizes the results of a nationwide survey of 1,400 registered voters commissioned by the Pretrial Justice Institute and the Charles Koch Institute. The analysis […]
  • The PJI Difference

    This report contains what makes PJI’s approach to practical system changes different and how that difference leads to improvements in pretrial outcomes. Spread the word
  • What Pretrial Justice Looks Like Without Money Bail

    Increasingly money bail is being recognized as unfair to those who cannot afford it, while also generating unwanted consequences. This report describes non-money options for pretrial […]

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