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Elimination of Cash Bail Has More Than Two Sides

2021-02-25T13:26:05+00:00February 25th, 2021|

The elimination of a cash bail system has been a hot button topic for several years now. Advocates for abolishing cash bail say that it levels the playing field, allowing lower income defendants the equal opportunity to be freed pending hearings or trials. Opponents of ending the cash [...]

APPA Hits the Nail on the Head with Position Paper on Smartphone Applications in Community Supervision

2021-01-19T02:04:15+00:00September 18th, 2020|

The American Probation and Parole Association just released a position paper about leveraging the use of smartphone applications to enhance community supervision. It is an important read especially in light of the current situations in which we are finding ourselves. Throughout the paper, APPA points out several features and [...]

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