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 →

Arnold Foundation vehemently affirms support for Pretrial Risk Assessments: Ignores National Civil Rights Groups’ call for elimination and notes it’s pouring in more cash to spread the PSA Tool. Yesterday, in a stunning rebuke to the use of pretrial risk assessments in the criminal justice system, over 100 national groups,Read More →

The NAACP, ACLU and others are calling for the End of Pretrial Risk Assessments in the United States. As bail reform groups such as the Pretrial Justice Institute continue to push the expansion of pretrial risk assessments across the country, national groups are going in the exact opposite direction, rejectingRead More →