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To Bail or Not to Bail: Protecting the Presumption of Innocence in Nevada (2019)

In 2016, Leslie Turner was arrested in North Las Vegas, Nevada because she failed to pay for a traffic ticket. In the months prior, Ms. Turner struggled to keep her head above water.

Undoing the Bail Myth: Pretrial Reforms to End Mass Incarceration (2019)

Your Honor, Mr. Jones will come back to court. He’s lived in the same apartment with his family for years, works part-time, and is putting himself through school. He is not a flight risk. I ask that you release him and allow him to return to court on his own recognizance. 

Orientation for New Pretrial Executives, Section 2

Section 2 covers the same content as Section 1

Orientation for New Pretrial Executives, Section 1

This section covers the same content as Section 2.

The Immediate Consequences of Federal Pretrial Detention (2019)

This paper examines the effects of pretrial detention on case outcomes in federal criminal cases. Unlike cash-bail regimes that are prevalent in state courts, federal courts rarely use money bail as a condition of pretrial release.

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.

Pretrial

Pretrial Services programs provide crucial information to judicial officers to assist with the bail decisions and to provide supervision and services to pretrial defendants that will promote public safety and court appearance.

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