Tag: Bail Reform

Cayuga County Sheriff says bail reform hurts many of those it’s designed to help

Cayuga County Sheriff says bail reform hurts many of those it’s designed to help

While the political debate over bail reform rages through Albany, Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck says some of the people hurt the most by the policy are the repeat offenders themselves. He says in Cayuga County, many repeat offenders are substance abusers ... MORE
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Bail reform may be changed with Governor Kathy Hochul’s support

If elected for New York City Mayor, Eric Adams would like to change bail reform. His plan is to give judges more discretion with deciding who should qualify for pre-trial detention. Not only would this amend the reform that many have found ... MORE
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New bill will reshape bail reform for offenders that commit violent crimes, give judges discretion

New legislation, if passed, would give judges the ability to use discretion when deciding if they’d like to release someone on bail. The bill is being prepared by Representative John Katko. Many victims feel that if the person accused of committing a ... MORE