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Proposition 25 explained: Cash bail vs. risk assessment algorithm

John Bauters, the Budget Advocacy Director for Californians for Safety and Justice, says the cash bail system is inherently flawed. It allows wealthier people to pay to avoid jail, while less affluent people may have to stay incarcerated before they've been convicted of any crime, simply because they cannot afford their bond.
Oct 6, 2020

John Bauters, the Budget Advocacy Director for Californians for Safety and Justice, says the cash bail system is inherently flawed. It allows wealthier people to pay to avoid jail, while less affluent people may have to stay incarcerated before they've been convicted of any crime, simply because they cannot afford their bond.

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