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    New from NIC: Fundamentals of Bail

    The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) has partnered with Tim Schnacke from the Center for Legal and Evidence-Based Practices to produce a new publication titled, Fundamentals of Bail: A Resource Guide for Pretrial Practitioners and a Framework for American Pretrial Reform , part of a series of papers dealing with acute criminal pretrial issues. This paper, which summarizes (1) why America needs pretrial justice, (2) the history of bail, (3) the legal foundations of the pretrial phase of a criminal...
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    New from NIC: Money as a Criminal Justice Stakeholder

    The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) has partnered with Tim Schnacke from the Center for Legal and Evidence-Based Practices to produce a new publication titled, Money as a Criminal Justice Stakeholder: The Judge’s Decision to Release or Detain a Defendant Pretrial , part of a series of papers dealing with acute criminal pretrial issues. This paper provides an in-depth discussion of arguably the most important part of the criminal pretrial process – the judge’s release or detain decision –...
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    National Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week: July 13-19, 2014

    As National Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week approaches this July 13-19, 2014, the Community Corrections Collaborative Network (CCCN) wishes to acknowledge the dedication of all professionals in our field. CCCN is sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) and is comprised of the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) , the Association of Paroling Authorities International (APAI) , the Federal Probation and Pretrial Officers Association (FPPOA) , the International...
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    Pretrial Performance Measurement Broadcast Available Online

    In a recent edition of D.C. Public Safety —a production of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency of the District of Columbia—features NIC Correctional Program Specialist Lori Eville as she discusses pretrial performance and outcome measurement alongside Spurgeon Kennedy, Director of Research, Analysis, and Development for the Pretrial Services Agency for the District of Columbia. Under discussion was the significant role of pretrial services agencies in supporting public...
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