In this photo taken Tuesday, July 7, 2015, a bail bonds sign hangs on the side of a bail bonds business near Brooklyn’s courthouse complex and jail in New York. Officials say they’re eliminating cash bail for thousands of New Yorkers accused of misdemeanor and non-violent felonies. Instead people accused of certain crimes will be monitored while they wait for their trial.
In this photo taken Tuesday, July 7, 2015, a bail bonds sign hangs on the side of a bail bonds business near Brooklyn’s courthouse complex and jail in New York. Officials say they’re eliminating cash bail for thousands of New Yorkers accused of misdemeanor and non-violent felonies. Instead people accused of certain crimes will be monitored while they wait for their trial. Kathy Willens AP
In this photo taken Tuesday, July 7, 2015, a bail bonds sign hangs on the side of a bail bonds business near Brooklyn’s courthouse complex and jail in New York. Officials say they’re eliminating cash bail for thousands of New Yorkers accused of misdemeanor and non-violent felonies. Instead people accused of certain crimes will be monitored while they wait for their trial. Kathy Willens AP

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June 28, 2017 12:23 PM

It’s time to end cash bail that leads unfairly to time in jail

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