Pretrial Postings

Californians for Safety and Justice Hosts Conversation on Pretrial Justice and State Policy

Inside California, Events, Research and Policy

Representatives from the California State Assembly and the Legislative Analyst’s Office discuss best practices in pretrial, what’s working in California, and potential directions for state policy.

National Association of Counties Highlights Healthcare Access and Pretrial Justice

Events, Research and Policy

At the Annual Conference of the National Association of Counties (NACo), county officials discussed strategies to expand health insurance enrollment for pretrial defendants under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The Cost of Pretrial Justice

Research and Policy

New publications from the Crime and Justice Institute at CRJ explore the costs of pretrial justice, from jail to job loss to victimization. Click here to learn more. 

Toolkit: Creating an Effective Pretrial Program

Research and Policy

Crime and Justice Institute at CRJ and Californians for Safety and Justice, we have developed a toolkit for county officials interested in creating or expanding pretrial programs that can reduce jail pressures and costs. Click here to access the toolkit and other resources. 



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