October 7, 2016 Announcement, News

CJPP Publishes Primer on Bail Reform

Moving Beyond Money: A Primer on Bail Reform provides guidance on how to structure pretrial decision-making in a way that preserves judicial integrity and protects public safety while also ensuring fairness, transparency, and efficiency.  It outlines some basic steps that jurisdictions can take to mitigate the harmful effects of money bail where it remains in place.  It also provides substantial guidance on reform strategies for eliminating money bail altogether.  Read more.