Letter: The bail system evolved for a good reason
from The Wall Street Journal (registration required)
The commercial bail industry is under attack, and the consequences could be devastating ("Governments Throw Book at Bail Bonds," Business & Finance, June 8). Supporters of bail reform claim massive savings from reducing pretrial incarceration rates. However, their position fails to account for the billions of dollars in pretrial services that would become the responsibility of taxpayers.
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