New California Law to End Cash Bail

By Christopher Zoukis On August 21, California’s legislature finished work on Senate Bill 10, also known as the California Money Bail Reform Act. It eliminates statewide the cash bail system and replaces it with the local courts’ assessment of whether a defendant would pose a serious risk if not incarcerated before trial. Governor Jerry Brown […]

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Lawsuit Challenges NJ Bail Reform Law

He’s probably not the first name you’d think of when hearing a celebrity is taking a stand against a New Jersey criminal law, bur cable-channel reality star Duane Chapman, better known as “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” was recently on the steps of the federal courthouse in Trenton, NJ, decrying what he sees as the evil […]

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