Bail Reform Laws Leading to Higher Incarceration Rates in Baltimore

Signed by Governor Deal in early May, Georgia Senate Bill 407 orders the courts to consider the financial status of one charged with a misdemeanor crime and to only impose conditions reasonably needed to ensure their safety and court attendance. These efforts aim to reduce excessive bail and to prevent individuals going to jail [...]

2018-10-17T08:14:11+00:00June 12th, 2018|News|