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The Bail Post

PBT Team

The Bail Post seeks to be a place where legislators and the public can educate themselves on a host of criminal justice/bail reform issues.  With various attempts at criminal justice reform from New York to Texas to California, many people are confused as to what is working and what is not.  With the passage of time, more and more information is coming to light over what successful reform looks like and what reforms have been found to not be working.  The rise in violent crime across the country has been startling and law makers and the public alike are desperate to find legislation that is effective.   Ares some of the reforms making the situation worse?  The Bail Post is an on-going discussion that seeks to cut to the core to provide education on the various issues raised and to highlight what successful criminal justice reform looks like and what measures have been disastrous. Join us and educate yourself about the best practices that jurisdictions must implement to keep their communities safe, while ensuring fairness to defendants.

If you would like to listen other episodes of The Bail Post you can find a subject matter index of the different episodes at-  https://pbtx.blogspot.com/p/subject-index-to-bail-post-podcasts.html.

The host is Ken W. Good; an attorney in Tyler, Texas who has been licensed for over 30 years.  He has argued cases before the Supreme Court of Texas and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.  Mr. Good has written a book on bail called "Goods On Bail."  He has also has had numerous papers published on Criminal Justice Reform issues.  Mr. Good is a board member of PBT and serves on the legislative committee.  Mr. Good is married and has two daughters.

Episodes
Episode No. 51- Meet Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie GuerraJanuary 29, 2024
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Episode No. 50: What PBT Does For the Bondsmen of Texas With Guest Irma MontemayorJanuary 16, 2024
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Episode No. 49: Russell v. Harris County- A Case StudyJanuary 02, 2024
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Episode No. 48- Bexar County Clerk Lucy Adame-ClarkJanuary 02, 2024
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Episode No. 47- Illinois and the SAFE T ActJanuary 02, 2024
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Episode No. 46- What If The Narrative of Systemic Racism is All Wrong with Guest David ZimmerNovember 13, 2023
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Episode No. 45- David vs Goliath: The Great Debate With Civil Rights CorpsOctober 29, 2023
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Episode No. 44- The Inside Scoop About Texas Bail Bond Boards With Guests Ethel Segura and Michelle TurnerOctober 27, 2023
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Episode No. 43- Playing the Numbers Game with Guest The Honorable Judge Tim O'HareOctober 06, 2023
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Episode No. 42- Bail Litigation- A Tale of Two Counties With Guest Sheriff Matt GentrySeptember 19, 2023
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Episode No. 41- Has California Reached a Breaking Point With Guest Anne Marie SchubertAugust 25, 2023
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Episode No. 40- Lessons Learned One Year Under SB 6 with Guest The Honorable Tamara TinneyAugust 17, 2023
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Episode No. 39- The Texas Legislative Session "That Was, That Is and That Will Be" With Guest Scott WalstadJuly 29, 2023
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Episode No. 38- Florida Passes “Gnarly” Good Bail Reform With Guest Shawn FosterJuly 22, 2023
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Episode No. 37- Roll Backs, Roll Backs and More Roll Backs in New York Bail Reform with Guest Michelle EsquenaziJuly 04, 2023
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Episode No. 36- The Role of Accountability in Setting Bail with Guest- The Honorable Judge Maria Jackson June 25, 2023
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Episode No. 35- Lessons From Washington D.C.'s Bail System with Guest Frederick CookeJune 21, 2023
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Episode No. 34- Looking at the Numbers; How Bail Reform is Increasing Crime with Guest District Attorney Jeff W. ReisigApril 28, 2023
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Episode No. 33- Going Digital With Guest Tarrant County District Clerk Tom WilderApril 18, 2023
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Episode No. 32- Ending Federal Micromanagement of Pretrial Bail Practices- Daves v. Dallas County No. 2April 07, 2023
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Episode No. 31- Bexar County Justice With the Honorable Judge Ron RangelApril 02, 2023
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Episode No. 30- How The Pandemic Failed Crime Survivors With Guest Patricia WeskunasMarch 09, 2023
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Episode No. 29- "Soaking Up" Florida Bail With Guest Shawn FosterFebruary 26, 2023
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Episode No. 28- Legislating with Former PBT Legislative Committee Chair Tillmin WelchFebruary 19, 2023
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Episode No. 27- Meet Randy Cauthen, President of the North Carolina Bail Agents AssociationJanuary 31, 2023
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