Bail Reform Webinar: Pretrial Risk Assessment Tools 101

Live date: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 1:00pm

In North Carolina and around the nation, criminal justice stakeholders are debating what role, if any, pretrial risk assessment tools can or should play in bail reform efforts. In this free Webinar, guest presenter Dr. Sarah L. Desmarais will explain what pretrial risk assessment tools are and the research on their effectiveness. She also will discuss common objections to their use, including concerns about racial bias, and common implementation problems. With Jessica Smith as moderator, Sarah will take questions during the Webinar from participants.

This course is open to all judicial system stakeholders. Attendance is limited to 500 people, so register early to secure a spot.

Guest Presenter: Sarah L. Desmarais, Associate Professor, Applied Social and Community Psychology Program and Director, Center for Family and Community Engagement, North Carolina State University

Fee: None
Webinar length: 60 minutes
CLE: Approved; self-pay


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Duration: 
1.00 hours
CLE Value:
General
1 hrs

Faculty Coordinator

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W. R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Government

If you are submitting a CLE partial credit form, email it to Jessica Khan at khan@sog.unc.edu.

Pretrial Risk Assessment Primer
April, 2019
Bail Reform Webinar PowerPoint
May, 2019
CLE partial credit form
May, 2019
For questions regarding course details, please contact the program manager.

Faculty Coordinator

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919.966.4246
Program Manager, Leadership Group
For questions regarding course content, please contact the faculty coordinator.

Faculty Coordinator

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W. R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Government
For questions regarding registration, resetting passwords, or login issues, please contact Registration at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919-966-4414.