The case of NJ Weedman shows how the state’s bail reform act allows for detention without bail and extra time to be added to a trial date.
Judge contended Winner’s “hate” for America and supposed admiration of Edward Snowden and Julian Assange make her a dangerous threat.
The Chicago Community Bond Fund helps people get out of jail who can’t afford bail, using their stories to push to end cash bond in Illinois.
The complex issue of risk assessment places some people at a disadvantage, despite mitigating factors that could ensure they return to court.
Congressman Ted Lieu introduced the No Money Bail Act of 2016, which prohibits the payment of money as a condition of pretrial release.