Chief Justice Backs Ending Money Bail in California

KQED News Fix

California’s top judge is in favor of  recommendations that the state eliminate its money bail system, which lets people accused of a crime pay to be released from jail as they await trial.

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye wants judges to have more information about a suspect’s history and likelihood to reoffend, and let them decide if the suspect is safe to be released or is a risk to public safety.

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