Innocent until proven guilty is threatened by an unjust system of cash bail. Tune into the show of ideas, not attitude to learn more.

How Bail Traps the Poor in Jail

There’s no easy fix for a broken bail system, says Reason Magazine’s Scott Shackford, but we must try

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Cash Bail: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

The Industry Behind Bail

Detrimental Results

Protective Detention

Bob Zadek: Now, Scott, we talked about the primary purpose of bail being to ensure you show up for trial. The purpose is not to punish or incarcerate you. And therefore, the only issue before the court is to make sure that you are not a flight risk. If you are not a flight risk, you should not have to put up any money.

State Experiments: Bail Reform Measures in New Jersey


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