OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE INDEPENDENT MONITOR FOR THE ODONNELL V. HARRIS COUNTY CONSENT DECREE REGARDING MISDEMEANOR BAIL PRACTICES
Thank you for your interest in pretrial justice in Harris County! This ODonnell Monitor website provides information about the ODonnell bail reform lawsuit and the Monitor Team appointed to oversee Harris County’s implementation of the terms of the settlement. Here you can find documents from the ODonnell case, the Monitor Team reports, and information on upcoming dates, events, and on how to contact us.
For the next seven years beginning March 3, 2020, the Monitor Team will assist Harris County officials as they seek to build a national model for excellence in pretrial justice. However, we cannot succeed without your support and input. We hope to see you at the next Monitor Team community meeting! If you have questions or concerns, let us hear from you!