North Carolina weighs changes to bail system to reduce burden on the poor
Members of the North Carolina Courts Commission are gathering information about the need for changes to the state's pretrial release laws. The state is one of several weighing reforms of the cash bail system. At the subcommittee's second meeting, professor Jessica Smith with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Government delivered a presentation on a pilot program about to begin in Haywood and Jackson counties.
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