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Pretrial

Using Front End Interventions To Achieve Public Safety And Healthy Communities

A key objective of the 2017 symposium was to introduce the concept of front-end interventions as a variety of activities occurring at the pretrial stage to respond to crime, other than traditional arrest and case processing.

Pretrial Release and Probation: What is the Same and What is Different?

This paper is designed to be a part of the helpful literature that jurisdictions can use to develop lawful and effective pretrial systems, especially when those systems will be operating within probation entities or combined with probation functions.

A Framework for Pretrial Justice: Essential Elements of an Effective Pretrial System and Agency

This document informs the discussion on bail reform and pretrial justice of an effective pretrial system.

Pretrial Justice: How to Maximize Public Safety, Court Appearance and Release [Internet Broadcast]

This training broadcast from NIC examines pretrial release and the essential elements of a highly functioning pretrial justice system.

Fundamentals of Bail: A Resource Guide for Pretrial Practitioners and a Framework for American Pretrial Reform

This document provides both background information on bail and also provides an intellectual framework for achieving pretrial justice in America.

Money as a Criminal Justice Stakeholder: The Judge’s Decision to Release or Detain a Defendant Pretrial

<p>This paper is shows a somewhat ideal process for making a release or detain decision, realizing that state bail laws may hinder that process.</p>

Measuring What Matters: Outcome and Performance Measures for the Pretrial Services Field

This monograph presents outcome and performance measures and mission-critical data that will help pretrial service agencies to be more effective.

Assessing Local Pretrial Justice Functions: A Handbook for Providing Technical Assistance

This guide presents a protocol that produces technical assistance for the front end of the criminal justice system—the pretrial justice stage.

Legal and Evidence Based Practices: Application of Legal Principles, Laws, and Research to the Field of Pretrial Services

Critical legal principles applicable to defendants during the pretrial stage are covered.

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