20 Sep 2018
How Bail Reform Trapped Marijuana Activist NJ Weedman In Jail
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.
06 Oct 2017
Alleged NSA Leaker Reality Winner Denied Bail Because Judge Believes She ‘Hates’ America
Judge contended Winner’s “hate” for America and supposed admiration of Edward Snowden and Julian Assange make her a dangerous threat.
25 Apr 2017
Chicago Community Bond Fund Saves Poor, Working Class Residents From Horror Of Cook County Jail
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.
24 Apr 2016
New York City Expands Bail Alternative Program, Funded Primarily By Manhattan Prosecutor
The complex issue of risk assessment places some people at a disadvantage, despite mitigating factors that could ensure they return to court.
26 Feb 2016
Legislation To End Money Bail Introduced In Congress
Congressman Ted Lieu introduced the No Money Bail Act of 2016, which prohibits the payment of money as a condition of pretrial release.