Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

[i]AQ[/i] Q&A: Richard Aborn on Reducing Pretrial Detention Rates

Richard M. Aborn, president of the consulting firm CAAS LLC, speaks with Americas Quarterly about the consequences of high pretrial detention rates in the Americas, and explores ways of rethinking pretrial detention so that it can be made more equitable. “People linger in jail for years and years because of their poverty,” Aborn says. Poor defendants cannot … Read more

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