The December issue looks at the work states face to deal with the health care needs of an aging population and new approaches to teacher evaluations.
State legislatures consider and enact laws that address all aspects of pretrial policy, including release eligibility, conditions of release, bail, commercial bail bonding and pretrial diversion. These legislative policies have an important role in providing fair, efficient and safe pretrial practices carried out by law enforcement and the courts. Use our pretrial policy law database to find the laws on the books in your state or use our 50 state policy comparison charts to see the trends across the nation.
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NCSL's 2013 Pretrial Legislation Mid-Year Update - learn more about recent pending and enacted legislation.
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