The Misdemeanor Justice Project recently released their second evaluation of the Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA) looking at post-implementation summons issuance and outcomes.
In anticipation of new State bail reform measures, New York City will launch an expansion of its existing Supervised Release program to provide judges with an alternative to money bail in cases where additional support is required to ensure an individual returns to court. Several experts in the field were quoted in the city’s press […]
DCJ Director Preeti Chauhan appeared live on CBS New York on November 7th to discuss upcoming bail reforms and their potential impacts in New York City. To read DCJ’s research brief, “Assessing Potential Impacts of 2020 Bail Reforms in New York City”, click here.
The latest report from DCJ’s Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice, Tracking Enforcement Rates in Prince George’s County, MD 2006-2018, presents trends in enforcement actions in Prince George’s County, Maryland, from 2006 through 2018. Three specific categories of enforcement are examined here, including felony arrests, misdemeanor arrests, and criminal citations, but with an emphasis on misdemeanor […]
Following the release of our latest brief, Assessing Potential Impacts of 2020 Bail Reforms in New York City, DCJ’s Director Preeti Chauhan sat down with Errol Louis on Inside City Hall to discuss our findings. Watch the full video here.
Our brief, Assessing Potential Impacts of 2020 Bail Reforms in New York City, was featured in a segment explaining the cash bail system and the 2020 Bail Reforms on NY1. Click here to read more and watch the segment in full.
In our latest brief, using data from the New York State Office of Court Administration, DCJ applies NY State bail reforms, which are scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2020, to 2018 data to assess how pretrial release outcomes would have been different in New York City as a whole and by borough. […]