On Bail Reform

Bail Reform is a hot topic right now, as it should be. Rather than being a legal show up insurance policy, it has become a wealth based detainment system as well as a tool to buy prosecutors more time to investigate or make deals easier to close.

Computerized Risk Assessment Software and monitoring programs have been suggested as an alternative.

Many judges, attorneys and other law enforcement professionals are resistant to the idea of computerized risk assessment software. Not only because it reduces their power and authority but because they are wary of letting computers make decisions without the human element.

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