Pretrial New Orleans has a long and complicated history with electronic monitoring providers. The city’s sheriff was running the EM program in 2016 when he suddenly halted the operation, arguing that he was not receiving enough money to cover costs. The program shut down for a few weeks, then was handed over to A2i, a …

Learn More


Companies/EM and the Law/Pretrial In 2018 four men filed suit in Alameda County against EM company LCA claiming that excessive user fees amounted to extortion. Each of the men had a dire personal situation, making payment of the $25 a day EM fees nearly impossible. One plaintiff, Robert Jackson, was serving 120 days in the …

Learn More