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Chief Justice Workgroup: Money Bail is “Unsafe and Unfair”

Chief Justice Workgroup: Money Bail is “Unsafe and Unfair”

October 24, 2017
A workgroup established by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye to study California’s bail system issued a slate of recommendations Tuesday, saying money bail should be replaced by a risk-based assessment and supervision program that determines whether to jail defendants before trial based on their threat to public safety and their likelihood of making a court appearance.
2016 State of the Judiciary

2016 State of the Judiciary

March 10, 2016
In her fifth annual State of the Judiciary address to the Legislature, Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye said, "let us be guided by fairness and justice—not only to each other—but to the people who appear in court today and tomorrow.
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