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.
Schnacke, Timothy R.
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>
This article summarizes the new law, factors and events leading to its creation, and the research underlying the statutory changes.