Published: August, 2009| Loretta Frederick, Drafted by the Minnesota Gender Fairness Implementation Committee

This is a research-based risk assessment bench guide designed by the Minnesota Gender Fairness in the Courts Implementation Committee for use by judges, although it has not been formally implemented statewide nor adopted by the Supreme Court. It is intended for use in criminal cases (for setting bail, conditions of pre-trial release, sentencing), protection orders, and family court cases.