MI Representative LeGrand: Tilting the Balance Against Victims, Law Enforcement, and Victims of Crime with New Proposed Bail Reform Legislation Representative David LeGrand wants to reform Michigan’s bail system.  LeGrand has introduced a 9-bill bail package to do just that – an expansive package that will spiral Michigan into theRead More →

Detention, Release From Jail, and Computerized Bail Justice in California: Is it 1984 All Over Again? What Can California Learn From the Last 30 Years of Bail Reform? Journal UCLA Criminal Justice Law Review, 2(1) The following excerpt was published in the peer reviewed 2018 UCLA Criminal Justice Law Review,Read More →

The ACLU of California is apparently not thankful this Thanksgiving for the bail industry.  But we have news for them: they should be.  We are the only group leading a charge to actively challenge Senate Bill 10 and to stop this mass incarceration/electronic incarceration/mass state supervision of the un-convicted actRead More →

Los Angles, CA – Today, 576,745 signatures were submitted as part of the referendum effort to overturn Senate Bill 10 (SB10) in California, the dangerous “bail reform” legislation passed during the 2018 session. The coalition consists of public safety leaders, criminal justice reformers, crime victims’ advocates, concerned citizens and bailRead More →

** Reposted Content from the King County Bar Association’s “Bar Bulletin” – November 2018 ** Lessons from California’s Bail Reform Law NOVEMBER 2018 BAR BULLETIN By Jeffrey J. Clayton Bail reform has always been a controversial subject, typically associated with arguments about rich versus poor people, and how far shouldRead More →

Michigan Bail Reform has finally arrived…a 9-Bill package that that rewards those criminally charged and dismisses victims. Michigan Representative David LeGrand (D-75), after over a year of talk, has finally introduced a bail reform package in Michigan. The 9-Bill package, filed October 17, 2018, looks to overhaul the bail systemRead More →