“If you have an instrument that’s proven, focus on that, rather than a possible political fallout,” Delahanty told a group of visitors examining the state’s reform efforts this summer. From The Marshall Project: Nonprofit journalism about criminal justice ‘Is there any better way than money’?
“Right now, you can have two people charged with the exact same crime and one gets out of jail because they can afford” to pay, said Sen. Julie Raque Adams, R-Louisville, who sponsored the Senate bill. “It’s truly based on financial means and nothing else. How do you level the playing
Wednesday, WAVE 3 News observed Judge Sean Delahanty questioning the risk assessment on Christopher Sindelar, 32. Sindelar was charged with attempted murder, kidnapping and assault of a woman. He was listed as a moderate risk on the assessment. The judge read from his criminal file,