NJ High Court Panel Offers Changes For Bail, Speedy Trials

Law360, New York (March 20, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT) -- The Supreme Court of New Jersey’s joint committee tasked with streamlining the state’s criminal justice process released its findings Thursday, recommending major changes for bail administration as well as the enactment of a speedy trial law, amid dissent about how best to effectuate the changes.

New Jersey’s high court released a report from its Joint Committee on Criminal Justice, a committee of 28 judges, litigators and court staff who have been discussing solutions to reduce delays in bringing criminal court cases to trial since the Chief...
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