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Judge Paul Bonin improperly required people who appeared in his courtroom to purchase ankle monitors from a private company run by one of his former law partners, a lawsuit says.
Advocates question why Chicago judges continued to order people to home detention instead of releasing them on their own recognizance.
Louisville, Kentucky judges are ordering people with COVID-19 who have allegedly defied quarantine to wear GPS ankle monitors, raising ethical questions about the government's role in a pandemic.
When the dust settles on this pandemic, we need to be clear on what was an emergency response and what is a desirable permanent change.
A Prisoner Review Board memo released in July requires a minimum of 12 hours of movement with ankle monitors, but some people say they’re still being given far less.
Advocates warn that overuse of ankle monitors and other forms of electronic monitoring produce consequences of their own.
A lawsuit is challenging Mohave County’s practice of charging certain people for mandatory GPS monitoring before trial.
Cook County has a new contract for juvenile ankle monitors that critics say are an invasion of privacy.
There are more than 2,700 people on electronic monitoring in Cook County, Illinois, alone.
With journalist Kira Lerner.
Adam H. Johnson
Taking electronic monitoring to the next level.