New Jersey overhauled its bail system under Christie. Now some Democrats want to roll it back. excerpt from Politico… Eight years ago, then-Republican Gov. Chris Christie teamed up with Democrats to pass a major overhaul of New Jersey’s criminal justice system, ushering through legislation that made the state among the
Arnold Ventures’ New Paid Mouthpieces Conclude The Public Safety Assessment Worked In New Jersey Despite A Feeble, Tenuous, And Unconvincing Justification And Strong Evidence To The Contrary Arnold Ventures (formerly the Laura and John Arnold Foundation), as we have repeatedly said, cannot concede defeat regardless of how bad things get.
Authorities: Ex-Con Allendale Burglar Who Fought Police Freed, Breaks Into Another House (excerpt from The Daily Voice 9/19/19) An ex-con from Allendale who fought furiously with police as they tried to arrest him for burglary three days after he was released from prison was ordered freed by a judge from
BAIL REFORM: Released Hackensack Burglar Hits Same Business For 3rd Time, Police Say (excerpt from Hackensack Daily Voice 9/16/19) Less than a week after he was released for breaking into two area businesses, a habitual Hackensack offender did it again — at the same deli he’d burglarized twice before, authorities
Heroin deaths up, heroin convictions down, police stymied: NJ lawmakers need to step in (JEFF EDELSTEIN COLUMN) “Bail reform is a disaster,” this very level-headed officer told me. “Part of bail reform was to keep non-violent offenders out of jail, and that’s good, but it’s turned into is catch and
Former Enron Executive Takes Credit for the Last 20 Years of Successes of New Jersey Criminal Justice Reform, Thereby Insulting All of the Bipartisan Good Work that Has Been Done by Others for Over a Generation As some statistics start to unfold in New Jersey post bail reform, reformers are