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Push to Limit Money Bail Gains Steam in California

By Marisa Lagos and Sukey Lewis, KQED News Fix/The California Report

Every year in California, nearly 1 million people are arrested and booked into jail.

Their freedom before they go to trial often hinges on a century-old money bail system that critics say favors the rich: If you can pay, you’re free — and if you can’t, you’re stuck behind bars.

Read the complete story at KQED/The California Report.