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News September 4
A lawsuit is challenging private hearings that take just seconds.
Analysis August 30
The first state to abolish cash bail. Why are proponents so unhappy?
News August 6
Cory Booker and Sherrod Brown, both Democrats, want answers from the insurance industry.
Feature July 13
A unique database offered an unprecedented look at the lucrative business.
Feature July 13
But a haven for bail bondsmen is getting less friendly.
Commentary October 22, 2017
Selmin Feratovic might be alive today if not for our deeply broken system.
Life Inside August 31, 2017
A judge explains how he decides whether to release a defendant before trial without bail — and how it can go bad.
Life Inside June 1, 2017
A small business owner fights back against changes in the bail industry.
Feature September 7, 2016
Massive caseloads, long wait lists, group plea deals, and other realities of a funding crisis.
News August 23, 2016
They’re using charity to set poor defendants free.