Bail Reform and Risk Assessment: The Cautionary Tale of Federal Sentencing

Across the country, from New Jersey to Texas to California, bail reform is being debated, implemented, and litigated at the state and local levels. Lawmakers and the public are learning that cash bail is excessive, discriminatory, and costly for taxpayers and communities. With promises to replace judicial instincts with validated algorithms and to reserve detention … Continue reading Bail Reform and Risk Assessment: The Cautionary Tale of Federal Sentencing