The Pretrial Blog

  • 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…)


02/20/2019

FOMO at PI-Con? You bet!

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 […]
02/06/2019

Respect and Dignity: A Critical Component of Pretrial Justice

The concept of procedural justice invokes the idea that treating people in a humanizing and respectful manner is not only the right thing to do, but […]
01/23/2019

Looking Back and Thinking Ahead on Pretrial Justice with Jeremy Travis

Guest blog by Jeremy Travis. Jeremy Travis is executive vice president of criminal justice at the Laura and John Arnold Foundation and President Emeritus of the […]
12/12/2018

Guest Blog: The Myth of the Electronic Monitor

By James Kilgore, co-director of FirstFollowers Reentry Program The first time I saw an electronic ankle monitor was 2009. Unfortunately, it was on my own leg. After […]
11/28/2018

PI-Con 2019 Preview

2019 is not an Olympic year or a major election year, but here at PJI, it’s our year with a major event! 2019 is the year […]
11/27/2018

Washington DC

11/14/2018

Veterans Courts and the Heroic Imagination

In the summer of 1940, Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat based in Lithuania, made a critical decision. Jewish refugees and other Polish citizens had come to […]
10/31/2018

Who’s Afraid of Pretrial Reform?

With Messaging Month on the University of Pretrial nearly over, we decided to take the occasion of Halloween to discuss some of the scary language that […]
10/17/2018

Are You Ready to Talk?

The playwright Arthur Miller once said, “A good newspaper…is a nation talking to itself.” Right now, the nation is talking about bail. From national news outlets […]