History, issues and analysis of pretrial release and detention: a policy analysis

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Addresses some of the critical issues related to the authorization of preventive detention & discusses the potential effects of its use in Minnesota. Gives a brief history of pretrial practices in the U.S. & current alternatives for pretrial decisionmaking. Focuses on preventive detention regarding its affect on jails, public support, racial discrimination, & violation of the constitution.

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