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 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.
Citing our analysis on the provisions and impact of upcoming reforms to discovery laws governing the sharing of evidence, this article explores the sweeping changes to New York's criminal justice laws going into effect January 2020.
With major changes to bail and pretrial detention laws going into effect in January 2020, Gothamist profiles our supervised release program as a model for what bail reform will look like, and cites our research on how many cases could potentially be affected by this legislation.
An interview profile of Sarah Reckess, the director of our Upstate New York office: "We try to knock down silos, to challenge agencies and community leaders to think in new ways...to not be afraid of failure."
Greg Berman, who has spent 23 years in leadership at the Center for Court Innovation, announces his plans to step down. He has helped propel it to being an international leader in justice system reform that today helps to run three dozen community programs and alternative courts throughout the city and state.