The Joint Committee on Criminal Justice Reform found those facing charges from multiple arrests were far more likely to face rearrest pretrial. (Photo by New Jersey Monitor)

N.J. bail reform panel recommends stricter rules for repeat offenders

BY: - June 12, 2023

The report hails New Jersey’s bail reform as a success.


Bail reformers are facing backlash. Here’s what the facts say | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 7, 2022

Rising crime rates are fueling anti-reform arguments. But the data are unclear.

Bail funds help the poor get out of jail. Advocates say a Pa. House bill could shut them down

BY: - November 16, 2021

The General Assembly is also being lobbied by the bail industry's former top advocate, who is registered to work for four bail bond companies.

In Lancaster, criminal justice reform advocates say $1M bail was meant to ‘punish or deter’ protests

BY: - September 17, 2020

The groups, Lancaster Stands Up, SafeHouse Lancaster, Green Dreamz, ACLU PA, and the Lancaster NAACP, denounced what they described as a “broken criminal justice system.”