Repeat Court-Ordered Personal Recognizance Bonds: Listen to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg Explain the Problem As legislation in Missouri advances designed to make public safety the primary focus of bail considerations and to reduce the continued use of personal recognizance bonds for repeat and high risk offenders, it wouldRead More →

Tarrant County Judge Tells Officials “There is No Evidence” Arnold Pretrial Risk Assessment Tool is Biased—When A New Academic Study Just Found That It Is In the pursuit of something that is not “bail reform,” Tarrant County officials have decided to adopt the Arnold Foundation Public Safety Assessment, a pretrialRead More →

Newly-elected Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón is clearly a man on a mission to create new laws, whether the public likes it or not — or even if his authority to do so is in question. (Excerpt from the Daily Journal 12.2.20) He has been so obsessed withRead More →