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Legislature Aims to Transform California’s Outdated, Show-Me-the-Money Bail System - California Budget & Policy Center
“In our society, liberty is the norm, and detention prior to trial or without trial is the carefully limited exception.” — United States v. Salerno (1987) Should Californians who are arrested be forced to languish in jail until their case is resolved, simply because they lack the cash needed to be released on bail? In a …