exploring the relationship between time in pretrial detention front page

In recent years, an increasing amount of attention has been paid to the pretrial phase of justice, specifically questions of if, when, and how to use pretrial detention.

A particular area of interest has been the potential impact of pretrial incarceration on defendants with respect to criminal justice outcomes, which is the focus of this report.

Using data from all defendants arrested and booked into a county jail during calendar years 2011 and 2012, researcher Alex Holsinger, Ph.D., examines the relationship between pretrial stay, duration of pretrial incarceration, and pretrial and post-disposition outcomes.

To read more, view the publication page.