New Jersey's bail reform did not cause a spike in crime, report says. But the program is going broke.
New Jersey's historic move away from cash bail in 2016 slashed the state’s jail populations, leaving fewer people locked up awaiting trial because they couldn’t post small bail amounts, according to a new report from the state judiciary. But the program that props the system up is going broke, and state leaders currently have no plans to fix it.
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