Bail Bond News & Information
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Bail Reform Update
Anti-Bail Advocates are back at it in North Carolina
The Latest Work for the North Carolina Bail Agents Association
PRETRIAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE
Updated Position on Pretrial Risk Assessment Tools
Florida Sheriffs Association passes Resolution supporting bail.
“Whereas, striking the right balance between ensuring the accountability of a defendant to appear in court, protect public safety, guarantee the rights of victims of crime including having their day in court, and the right of due process in the criminal justice system is of paramount importance.”
Failed Bail Reform Review
A collection of case studies from different states highlighting the results of attempted state specific bail reform efforts.
CA SB-10 Unconstitutional
Harvard Law Review concludes that SB 10 is unconstitutional
CA SB-10 Update 7-17-2019
Technical Flaws of Pretrial Risk Assessments Raise Grave Concerns.
In The News
“No bail” laws lead to lawlessness. No business owner will want to open knowing that looters can take what they want and be immediately released to steal again. New York’s bail reform is a failure.
Arrested Looters, Immediately Released
National Review Article Link
California’s $0 bail rule a risk to public safety
Suspect accused of stealing a COVID-19 test sample was rearrested
Sacramento News : Rearrested Days After After $0 Bail Release
Sacramento News Web Link : Rearrested on multiple charges
California $0 Bail Laws, a Criminal’s Paradise
Sacramento News : Arrested Days After Early Release
Second Time In Two Days After $0 Bail Release
Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Advance-Register
$0 Bail a ‘slap in face’ to police and victims
Ankle Monitors Are Replacing Cash Bail, But At A Cost
Law360 News : Ankle Monitors At A Cost
WSJ : The ‘No Bail’ Fiasco in New York
Post Journal, Jamestown NY : Please show up appearance tickets
The Trending Cashless Bail No Show, Police issue appearance tickets instead of custody
NY Post, Extend No-Bail Law
Keeping Criminals on the Streets
Tucker Carlson,Criminals would be protected from deportation
New Way Forward Act
Search Algorithm Bias
Artificial Intelligence association concludes that existing risk assessment tools are biased and inaccurate.
Electronic Monitoring Drives Defendants Into Debt
Private companies charge defendants hundreds of dollars a month to wear the surveillance devices
Bail Fund Scandal
Bail Fund Scandal Comes with a Flood of Forfeitures
D.A.: Offenders not being held on excessive bonds
Star News Online (Wilmington, NC)
“Explode the myth” that people are “languishing”
The Arnold Tool, Releasing Violent Repeat Offenders
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)
“We’re failing to protect public safety”
Oklahoma House slams door on cash bail reform bill
Oklahoma House of Representatives’ rejected Senate Bill 252
Soros Implementing His Radical Leftist Agenda By Investing In Criminal Justice
For many years leftist billionaire George Soros has used his wealth to remake our society.
Bail Bond Studies
Dallas Report on Pretrial Release By Robert G. Morris, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Criminology and Director for the Center for Crime and Justice Studies, The University of Texas at Dallas
Pretrial Release of Felony Defendants in State Courts 1990-2004, By Bureau of Justice Statistics (November 2007)
The Effectiveness and Cost of Secured and Unsecured Pretrial Release in California’s Large Urban Counties: 1999-2000 By Michael K. Block, Ph.D., Professor of Economics and Law, University of Arizona (March 2005).
The Fugitive: Evidence on Public Versus Private Law Enforcement from Bail Jumping By Eric Helland, Claremont-McKenna College and Alexander Tabarrok, George Mason University, Published in University of Chicago Journal of Law and Economics (April 2004).
Warnken Report on Pretrial Release by the Maryland Bail Bond Association, Prepared by Professor Byron L. Warnken, University of Baltimore School of Law (February 2002).
Welchen v. Harris, October 11, 2016 Order Declaring American Bail System constitutional and dismissing claim that bail violates equal protection rights of accused.
Case 2:16-cv-00185-TLN-DB Document 30 Filed 10/11/16
State Forfeiture Rules
The following gives a state by state summary for forfeiture time before summary judgment, remission period, remission amount and other miscellaneous facts per state.
50 State Forfeiture Summary List