Reform

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Bail reform has become a big topic nationally. But not all reform is good reform. Here, we collect articles about the realities and nuances of bail reform throughout America.

From Pilar Weiss, Director of Community Justice Exchange: We are at a crossroads where campaigns to end money bail and pretrial incarceration must also contend with the broad and insidious introduction of risk assessment tools (RATs) as one of the “replacement” interventions the system wants to claim as “reform.” We created this guide for organizers contending with this tension -- how to engage with risk assessment tools in their work to end pretrial incarceration and mass supervision. ...