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Cash bail will remain in California after the landslide defeat of Prop 25

Many say the cash bail system is unfair because it forces people without money to be stuck in jail, while the wealthy can “buy their way out.” But, a risk assessment tool also poses public safety issues, officials claim. In Tulare County, defendants have gone on to rape and kill people after being released by using the tool.
Nov 14, 2020

Many say the cash bail system is unfair because it forces people without money to be stuck in jail, while the wealthy can “buy their way out.” But, a risk assessment tool also poses public safety issues, officials claim. In Tulare County, defendants have gone on to rape and kill people after being released by using the tool.

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