December 14, 2018

New Jersey Bail Reform Act Impacts Pretrial Detention Laws

Monmouth and Ocean County Detention Rules Impacted by NJ Bail Reform In 2014 New Jersey passed a constitutional amendment referred to as the Bail Reform Act.  Taking effect in January 2017, it allowed certain criminal defendants to be detained without bail. Along with this amendment, pretrial justice and speedy trial legislation that implemented a risk

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