Month: July 2017

Exposing the Dangers of Taxpayer Funded Pretrial Release

Harris County, TX – Arnold Foundation sued in NJ for wrongful death over defective risk assessment tool just two days after debut in Harris County

BUYER BEWARE… The Laura and John Arnold Foundation, the developers of the risk assessment tool designed to assess those charged with criminal offenses in determining release decisions is being sued over the murder of a Millville, NJ man due to New Jersey’s new Bail Reform Act. The lawsuit was filed in the United States District…
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(VIDEO) Harris County, TX – Court Order to release those who say they "cannot afford bail" under fire as failure to appear rates increase in just 17 days

It took only 17 days for Harris County officials and judges to realize that there are serious safety concerns when offenders are released on nothing more than a “promise to appear” just because they say they are poor. An April ruling by Chief U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal required the release of qualifying defendants who…
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