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News March 14
Judges have drastically cut back on bail and jail in criminal cases, a new study shows. And defendants are still showing up in court.
Analysis August 30, 2018
The first state to abolish cash bail. Why are proponents so unhappy?
News August 6, 2018
Cory Booker and Sherrod Brown, both Democrats, want answers from the insurance industry.
Feature July 13, 2018
But a haven for bail bondsmen is getting less friendly.
Commentary July 13, 2018
Post-Ferguson, St. Louis County courts initiate reforms, but bail hasn’t yet gone away.
Feature July 13
A unique database offered an unprecedented look at the lucrative business.
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.
Crime on the Ballot October 17, 2016
Four important ballot measures you probably haven’t heard of.
News August 23, 2016
They’re using charity to set poor defendants free.