August 15, 2016 News

CJPP Directors Urge Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to Consider Constitutional Issues Surrounding Bail

CJPP’s faculty co-directors, Professors Carol Steiker and Alex Whiting, and its executive director, Larry Schwartztol, submitted a letter to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court urging it to consider the petition filed in Commonwealth v. Wagle. The petition raises important constitutional issues relating to the use of cash bail in cases involving indigent defendants. Read the letter here.