First Friday Forum - What's Happening in Pretrial (May 2019)Recorded On: 05/03/2019
Pretrial improvements are underway across the country. Join PJI as we provide an update on changing practices, legislation, and litigation efforts, as well as new resources.
Pretrial Release Without Money in NYCRecorded On: 04/05/2019
In 2018 there were more than three times as many releases without money than money bail in New York City. Join special guests Aubrey Fox and Miriam Popper as they talk about pretrial improvements highlighted in a new report from the NYC Criminal Justice Agency.
"Who Are You Calling Unfair?" An Online Discussion of Pretrial FairnessRecorded On: 02/06/2019
This interactive webcast used live text-based polling to spark a discussion about what fairness might look like and feel like for defendants at the pretrial stage.
We've Chosen an Assessment Now WhatRecorded On: 08/08/2018
Deciding on an assessment tool is an important first step in improving pretrial practices in your jurisdiction. In this session we'll talk about creating an effective and transparent decision-making framework to make the most of the assessment.
Voters Reject Default Detention: Results from National Public Opinion PollingRecorded On: 07/27/2018
The Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI) released a new survey showing most voters want to see a more equitable justice system that focuses on safety and favor community-based supports rather than default pretrial incarceration.
Responding to Violations: New Approaches in Lucas & Mecklenburg CountiesRecorded On: 07/24/2018
In the event that someone fails to adhere to the conditions of his or her release, the supervising agency needs to determine the best course of action to achieve the goals of pretrial release. Representatives from Lucas and Mecklenburg Counties join us to share some new approaches to responding to technical violations.
Cruel and Unusual Punishment (Before Trial): A WorldWide View of Pretrial Detention and Money BondRecorded On: 06/25/2018
Join us for a discussion about the policies and practices from around the world - and let's see what we can learn.
Pre-arrest Diversion: Is it part of your pretrial justice strategy?Recorded On: 06/07/2018
One of the best ways to prevent individuals with behavioral health needs from ever entering the front door of the justice system is to divert them into community-based services. Join PJI's Sue Ferrere with special guests as they discuss how pre-arrest diversion can be integrated into your pretrial justice strategy.
Measures for JusticeRecorded On: 10/24/2017
Measures for Justice collects county-level criminal justice data from across the country to increase transparency and promote informed discussions. Explore the data available through Measures for Justice, and talk with the researchers about improving quality and access to pretrial data.