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Can Pretrial Decisions Be Improved?

By Heather Harris, Justin Goss

Mar 27, 2019 ... If that happens, risk assessment systems would take on heightened importance in decisions about pretrial detention.

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Pretrial Risk and Cash Bail

By Justin Goss

Feb 20, 2018 ... Most of California's jail inmates are unsentenced defendants awaiting arraignment, trial, or sentencing—and this heavy reliance on pretrial ...


Pretrial Release in California

By Sonya Tafoya, Mia Bird, Ryken Grattet, Viet Nguyen

Key questions for reform include whether the state holds too many defendants in jail pending trial and whether bail is an equitable form of pretrial release ...


California’s County Jails in the Era of Reform

By Sonya Tafoya, Mia Bird, Ryken Grattet, Viet Nguyen

Jails also hold Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees, ... such as pretrial release and release to alternative custody programs outside the jail.

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Testimony: Bail and Pretrial Detention

By Sonya Tafoya

Feb 19, 2016 ... Testimony: Bail and Pretrial Detention · Bail Overview. The purpose of California's bail system is to ensure that defendants appear in court and ...


Alternatives to Incarceration in California

By Ryken Grattet, Brandon Martin

Alternative Custody Programs in Use. We define alternatives to incarceration as punishment or treatment responses to offenders that involve something other than ...


Capacity Challenges in California’s Jails

By Magnus Lofstrom, Katherine Kramer

In the first few months of realignment, California's jail population increased ... Reducing the bail schedule to lower the number of pretrial inmates is ...


Sonya Tafoya

Sonya Tafoya. Recent Content; Publications; Blogs. Report · May 2017. Pretrial Release in California. photo of county jail fence. Report · September 2016 ...