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"States provide most defendants the opportunity for release prior to trial.
"Although detention for dangerousness has received far more attention in recent years, a significant number of non-dangerous but impecunious defend
"California’s persistently overcrowded jails are facing additional challenges now that public safety realignment has shifted many lower-level offen
"Over 20 percent of prison and jail inmates in the United States are currently awaiting trial, but little is known about the impact of pre-trial de
"Politicians across the spectrum have begun advocating for criminal justice reforms to reduce the prison population in the United States.
"In misdemeanor cases, pretrial detention poses a particular problem because it may induce otherwise innocent defendants to plead guilty in order t
Conference of State Court Administrators.
"This paper presents evidence of the effects of pretrial detention status on criminal case outcomes in federal criminal cases.
"The Smart on Crime initiative, announced by the Department of Justice (Department) in August 2013, highlighted five principles to reform the feder
This paper examines the effects of pretrial detention on case outcomes in federal criminal cases.
Police in America arrest millions of people each year, and the likelihood that arrest will lead to jail incarceration has increased steadily.