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  • A move to fix the cash bond system is underway
    A move to fix the cash bond system is underway

    The idea of a cash bond system — wherein you can stay out of jail while your case makes its way through the system — is fine, if it weren't also inherently unfair on socio-economic and racial levels. ...

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  • Can't pay? You won't stay - appeals court weighs bail reform case
    Can't pay? You won't stay - appeals court weighs bail reform case

    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 from pretrial ...

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