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Feb 13, 2020
Reform advocates say the risk assessments are racially biased and are not effective at their key tasks: predicting the likelihood someone will return to court.
Dawn R. Wolfe
Feb 12, 2020
Around one-third of counties in the United States use the tools when making release decisions, but few monitor whether they work as intended.
Feb 07, 2020
In Cook County, Illinois, 99 percent of defendants deemed ‘high risk’ for pretrial violence don’t reoffend.
Aug 08, 2019
Jul 25, 2019
With Hannah Sassaman and Matt Henry
Adam H. Johnson
Apr 04, 2019
Mar 25, 2019
The passage of Senate Bill 10 would decimate the bail industry, but many advocates say it falls short of true reform.
Aug 22, 2018
Advocates in Philadelphia say a new tool to assist judges in sentencing could perpetuate bias.
Jun 27, 2018