Bail Reform

supervised release at Bronx Community Solutions

Initiatives

  • Bronx Community Solutions

    Bronx Community Solutions applies a problem-solving approach to cases in the Bronx centralized criminal court, providing judges with community-based alternatives to jail and fines.

  • Brooklyn Justice Initiatives

    Brooklyn Justice Initiatives seeks to improve how the centralized criminal court in Brooklyn responds to misdemeanor and felony cases.

  • Price of Justice Initiative

    The Price of Justice Initiative helps jurisdictions address the disparate impact of fines and fees on defendants who cannot afford them.

  • Rethinking Rikers Island

    By providing support to the Independent Commission on Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform, we're aiding in the effort to reduce New York City’s jail population and close Rikers Island.

  • Staten Island Justice Center

    The Staten Island Justice Center seeks to reduce crime and incarceration by providing court-involved participants with supportive services and by engaging the community in prevention prog

  • Supervised Release

    The Supervised Release Program reduces the number of people held in jail simply because they cannot afford bail.

Publications & Digital Media

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News

  • New Laws Taking Effect January 1

    The New York Times

    The New York Times highlights laws across the country going into effect on January 1, 2020, including New York's criminal justice reform. "New York will become the latest state to eliminate cash bail for misdemeanors and nonviolent felonies, which could see more than 40 percent of inmates released from pretrial detention," citing our bail reform analysis

  • In the New Year, Cash Bail Abolished in New York

    The New York Times

    What will bail reform in New York on January 1 look like? “Estimates of what’s going to happen have ranged...There are still a lot of unknowns,” says our director Greg Berman in the New York Times.

  • What New Laws Are Coming To New York In 2020

    Gothamist

    In an overview of the laws going into effect in New York in 2020, this article highlights changes to cash bail and discovery reform and references our research and analysis on the potential implications, including an estimate that the pretrial jail population may be reduced by 2,100 people in New York City.

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