Judge Sampson presided.
16 people’s cases were heard (14 during the morning docket and 2 during the afternoon docket).
Based on the information available to us via Casesearch records, 15 (94%) are Black, 8 (50%) are under the age of 30.
The state asked for 9 people to be held without bail (“HWOB”) , agreed to private (paid) home detention for 2, agreed to ROR (release on recognizance) for 1, deferred or did not make an explicit demand for 3, and opposed a modification to a home detention order for 1. State’s HWOB percentage in the 15 cases where the defendant was seeking to be released from jail: 60%
Pretrial Services recommended HWOB for 4 people, private (paid) home detention for 5, ROR for 4, deferred or otherwise did not make a recommendation for 2, and recommended the court approve the modification of the home detention order mentioned above. Pretrial’s HWOB percentage: 27%
Judge Sampson ordered 5 people to be held without bail, released 5 to private (paid) home detention, ordered 4 ROR, postponed 1 case, and approved the modification to the home detention order mentioned above. In cases where the state made a demand on bail, Judge Sampson ruled in their favor 50% of the time. Judge Vittoria’s HWOB percentage: 33%
Our live thread from the 11/23/20 morning docket is here.