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California’s Bail System: Reform or Abolish? (Part 2)

The bail bonds industry has a long history of aggravating racial and socio-economic disparities, and engaging in blatant corruption

California’s Bail System: Reform or Abolish? (Part 1)

The money bail system was designed to ensure that people charged with an offense return to court for trial. In practice, however, it rewards those who can afford to pay and punishes those who cannot.

The California Legislature Approves Additional $270 Million for Jail Construction

On June 15, the California Legislature passed Senate Bill (SB) 844, creating yet another allocation for local criminal justice facility construction.

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