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Title: Issues Relating to Pretrial Release Pursuant to the Issuance of a Citation or Summons
Author(s): S P Haas
Corporate Author: Wisconsin Legislative Council
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 53
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Wisconsin Legislative Council
Madison, WI 53701
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This discussion paper has been prepared for the Wisconsin Legislative Council's Special Committee on Pretrial Release to aid the committee in formulating its recommendations about pretrial release in Wisconsin.
Abstract: The paper contains a brief description of the current State practice regarding pretrial release pursuant to the issuance of a citation or summons. It discusses the pretrial release standards of the National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies (NAPSA) and the American Bar Association (ABA) regarding the use of citations and summonses and provides information on the use of these devices in other States. Following this discussion, a list of options for possible changes in existing Wisconsin statutes and practice is presented. Footnotes are provided, and relevant NAPSA and ABA standards are appended. (Author summary modified)
Index Term(s): American Bar Association (ABA); Citations; National Association Pretrial Service Agencies; Pretrial release; Standards; Summons; Wisconsin
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