Can’t pay? You won’t stay – appeals court weighs bail reform case
Posted on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 at 11:13 am
The inability to pay bail doesn’t meant someone can be locked up in perpetuity, an appeals judge has said. In the preliminary injunction — which led to the release of some 4,000 people frompretrial detention — you’d be set free after 24 hours if you are unable to post bail. But the Texas county he ruled against says he overstepped.