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Pretrial Release and Services



  • What is does it mean to be "released on recognizance"?
    According to the Legal Glossary from the National Center of State Courts, being released on recogniz... Read More
    Last Updated: September 18, 2017

  • What is bail?
    According to Justice 101, a resource from the Offices of the United States Attorneys, bail is define... Read More
    Last Updated: May 16, 2014


  • NIJ's Multisite Evaluation of Prosecutor-Led Diversion Programs: Strategies, Impacts, and Cost-Effectiveness, NIJ-Sponsored, April 2018, NCJ 251665. (79 pages).

  • Prosecutor-Led Pretrial Diversion: Case Studies in Eleven Jurisdictions, NIJ-Sponsored, April 2018, NCJ 251664. (93 pages).

  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative at the Local Level: Getting To Know Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, BJA-Sponsored, June 2016, NCJ 251322. (4 pages).
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  • Justice Reinvestment Initiative at the Local Level: Getting To Know Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, BJA-Sponsored, June 2016, NCJ 251325. (3 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Future-Proofing Justice - Building a Research Agenda to Address the Effects of Technological Change on the Protection of Constitutional Rights, NIJ-Sponsored, 2017, NCJ 250507. (44 pages).
    PDF (Full Report)   PDF (Appendix)   HTML  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Building Gender Informed Practices at the Pretrial Stage: Lessons Learned About Implementing the Inventory of Needs (ION) in Dutchess County, New York, BJA-Sponsored, April 2016, NCJ 250259. (13 pages).
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