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California Supreme Court Rules That Keeping People Jailed Because They Can’t Pay Bail Is Unconstitutional. Every State Should Do the Same

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On Thursday, California’s Supreme Court struck a major blow to the cash bail system in a ruling that should honestly be adopted across the nation. In a unanimous decision, the court ruled that it is unconstitutional to hold people in jail just because they can’t afford bail and that judges must assess a defendant’s…

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