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Monetary Bail and Bail Schedules Ruled Constitutional

Two US Court of Appeals Wins for Victims, Taxpayers, and Law-Abiding Citizens!!! Within one week, two separate US Court of Appeals ruled Money Bail and Bail Schedules Are Constitutional Last week, the US Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit … Continue reading

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Bail Agents Are Professionals

Recently, a long-term Roche Agent, Joyce Weeks of Amherst Bail Bonds in New Hampshire retired. Anyone who knows Ms. Weeks would agree she is a true professional who has always looked out for the best interest of her clients. She … Continue reading

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Bail Reform, the Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

In 2016, Alaskans hoping to save money through a “fairer” bail system passed SB 91. Since its enactment, several aspects have already been repealed because the bail reform sold to legislators was a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Dan Carothers retired … Continue reading

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Less than 50% of Victims Report Crime

Who says crime doesn’t pay? A 2016 National Crime Victimization Survey showed less than 50% of victims report crimes. Only 42% of all violent crimes and 36% of property crimes were reported to law enforcement. The Bureau of Justice Statistics’ … Continue reading

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Bail reform: A slap in the face to victims and survivors

I go to work each day to protect our nation’s most vulnerable — our children. As president of Stop Child Predators, it’s my job to educate families on sexual assault prevention and to stem the tide of dangerous trends that … Continue reading

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Bail Elimination, The Numbers Do Not Add Up

There is much discussion regarding the need to eliminate bail. Ignorant bail elimination advocates claim hundreds of thousands of defendants are languishing in jail, eliminating bail will save taxpayers money, and the bail system does not work.  Let’s take a … Continue reading

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Maryland Bail Reform Failures

As Bail reform sweeps the country, several unintended consequences are occurring. As previous posts have stated, the failure to appear rates are skyrocketing in jurisdictions that have adopted some type of reform. Harris county Texas jumped to almost a 40% … Continue reading

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