If not cash bail, then what? Here are 6 solutions — and their potential problems.
from The News & Observer
In jails nationwide, nearly two-thirds of all inmates are waiting for their trials to start — presumed innocent and convicted, so far, of nothing. This statistic, taken from a 2016 study by the U.S. Justice Department, is often quoted by advocates for reform, who argue that keeping defendants locked up before their trials is both expensive and unfair.
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