Proposed changes may result in judges decreasing reliance on cash bail
from Baltimore City Paper
The state's highest court is considering major changes to the rules that govern one of the most controversial elements of the criminal justice system: bail. If approved, the rewritten rules would set in stone what Attorney General Brian Frosh recommended a few months back: That cash bail be considered only as a last resort, and when it is, that a defendant's ability to pay be taken into account.
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