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University Study Finds Colorado Pretrial Risk Assessment Tool is Biased Against African-American Defendants

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University Study Finds Colorado Pretrial Risk Assessment Tool is Biased Against African-American Defendants We’ve been hard at work the last couple of years warning state [...]

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Op-Ed: Illinois Supreme Court likely to rule state legislature acted hastily in ending cash bail

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Pretrial Roadmap: 2023

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