Category: pretrial

Jan 16

Apply Now: NIC’s Norval Morris Program on Corrections Innovation

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting nominations from important innovations in correctional practices or policies through its recently launched Norval Morris Program on Corrections Innovation (NMPCI). NMPCI is a new initiative that aims to identify, support, and celebrate important innovations in corrections practice and policy. Any state, local or federal corrections agency (e.g., a department …

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Oct 24

Judicial Group Urges End to Cash Bail for Criminal Defendants

Los Angeles Times By Maura Dolan California’s judiciary recommended Tuesday that money bail for criminal defendants be replaced with risk assessment and supervision. A group of 11 judges and one court executive appointed to study the issue last year by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye said the current system of requiring suspects to post bail to …

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