The Bail Project / Newsroom / E-Carceration (Page 2)

E-Carceration is quickly being embraced as an alternative to pretrial detention, most notably in the form of ankle monitors. Here, we collect articles about this alarming trend.

The New York Times reported that a glitch that prevented East Baton Rouge Parish's jury database from updating properly left over 150,000 people off the jury rolls: "Across the country, computer-reliant jury coordinators have for years confronted database problems that kept otherwise-eligible potential jurors from being called to the nation's courthouses...