Previously I blogged about the New Jersey Bail Reform Act. The law favors pretrial release. But it also requires the court to analyze various factors. This post will set forth the factors the court must weigh in consideration for pretrial release of an eligible defendant.
Except as otherwise provided concerning a hearing on pretrial detention, the New Jersey Bail Reform Act requires a court to
make a pretrial release decision for an eligible defendant without unnecessary delay, but in no case later than 48 hours after the eligible defendant’s commitment to jail. Read more