An analysis, by Brian A. Reaves, Ph. D., that studied felony convictions in the 75 most populous counties. The statistics were taken from the Bureau of Justice Statistics Statistician, State Court Processing Statistics from 1990-2002.
An executive summary by Michael K. Block, Ph. D., professor of Economics and Law at the University of Arizona, highlights the effectiveness and cost of secured and unsecured Pretrial Release in California’s Large Urban Counties.