U.S. Department of Justice

2012 Pretrial Release Legislation Overview

Publication year: 2012 | Cataloged on: Mar. 21, 2013

Library ID

  • 026819

Other Information

  • 2012
  • 4 pages
Thumbnail preview ANNOTATION: “This overview identifies and describes significant actions and trends within this collection of [pretrial] legislation” (p. 1). Sections of this report cover: pretrial release eligibility--crime specific restrictions, risk assessments for pretrial release, and offenses committed during release; pretrial release options—non-monetary bail (release on recognizance (ROR), electronic monitoring, and pretrial services programs), and monetary bail; commercial bond regulation—commercial bond business practices, and professional bail agents; citation in lieu of arrest; and crimes for committing an offense while released in bail.
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