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Pretrial Reform in California

By Heather Harris, Magnus Lofstrom

Aug 26, 2020 ... Conversely, slightly more than 1% of people booked into jail for felonies—about 3,000 people—will be held for risk assessment rather than ...


Reforming Pretrial Justice in California

By Heather Harris, Magnus Lofstrom

By contrast, about 3,000 felons (1.3% of booked felons) who are currently released in a few hours would likely be held up to 36 hours for risk assessment.

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Jail Bookings Down Significantly during COVID-19

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

May 6, 2020 ... This means that most misdemeanor and lower-level felonies currently have no bail amount associated with them, and that suspects are more ...

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How Will COVID-19 Affect Arrests in California?

By Alexandria Gumbs, Joseph Hayes

Apr 16, 2020 ... That 58% decline applies to rates of arrests made for felonies as well as for misdemeanors. This number reflects, in part, a parallel drop ...

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Felony Arrests in California

By Magnus Lofstrom, Alexandria Gumbs, Joseph Hayes, Brandon Martin

In November of 2014, Prop 47 reclassified many lower-level drug and property offenses from felonies to misdemeanors. Partly as a result of this policy ...