Tag:pretrial release

  • Bail isn’t supposed to punish

    As a risk-management device, the current bail system lacks precision in that it imposes costs on some of the wrong people and fails adequately to restraint some of the right people.

  • Bail Agents Spar With Government-Backed System

    RALEIGH — In a scuffle pitting tax dollars versus private funding and the public sector against the free market, the bail bonds industry in North Carolina says that government-funded pretrial release programs seek to run them out of business.