Navigating Pretrial Release: Updates on California Laws, Court Cases, and Local Policies
Monday, June 24
3:00 PM-4:30 PM


Explore California’s complex framework on pretrial, with a focus on recent court rulings and local policy enhancements, this session discusses the evolving legal landscape. Discover key insights into pretrial procedures, stay abreast of the latest developments, and delve into strategies for effective implementation.


  • Matt Alsdorf, Associate Director, Center for Effective Public Policy
  • Matthew Wechter, Supervising Attorney, Pretrial and Community Connections, San Diego Public Defender
  • Andy Souza, Division Director, Ventura County Probation
  • Bryan Ousby, Supervising Probation Officer, Stanislaus County Probation

HandoutsNavigating Pretrial Release - Slides