Category: pretrial

Apply Now: Evidence Based Decision Making in State and Local Criminal Justice Systems—Implementation Strategy for Sustainability and Scaling Up

The National Institute of Corrections is seeking applications for Evidence Based Decision Making (EBDM) in State and Local Criminal Justice Systems Implementation grants. The goal of the EBDM initiative is to establish and test linkages (information tools and protocols) between the decisions of local criminal justice stakeholders and the application of human and organizational change principles …

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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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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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