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California’s celebrated law ending cash bail is actually a disaster for defendants, advocates say
Democrats in Sacramento, California, celebrated Tuesday when Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill eliminating cash bail throughout the state, a first-of its-kind measure. But many criminal justice ... read more
Proposal to radically overhaul California's bail system advances in Legislature
California could soon end ... poor defendants. “We have a form of pretrial detention now, it is called bail,” Hertzberg said. “And guess what pretrial detention is? If you don’t have any money, you do... read more
'The moral thing to do:' City criminal courts rescind its longstanding predatory cash bail practice
That is, if defendants ... advocates who have been pushing city officials and state lawmakers to end cash bail. She estimates that the fund has lost upwards of $40,000 to bail fees that could have oth... read more
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California’s 2017-18 Legislative Session Is Over. Find Out What Laws Passed And Failed Here.
But consumer advocates say they’re really just holding onto ... Jerry Brown signed a bill to end cash bail in California, opponents announced they’re filing a referendum in hopes of voters overturning ... read more
California Editorial Rdp
and it's reasonable to say that it doesn't treat everyone fairly. It's no surprise, then, that Gov. Jerry Brown this week signed into law Senate Bill 10, which virtually eliminates the traditional cas... read more
Mic Daily: The dark side of California’s law ending cash bail — and other news of the day
Jerry Brown holds a copy of a bill to end ... Sacramento, California, celebrated Tuesday when Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill eliminating cash bail throughout the state, a first-of its-kind me... read more
Just How Badly Are Authorities Screwing Up The Arrest Of 170 Bikers In Texas?
One million dollars bond translates to a defendant’s family or friends coughing up $100,000 in cash. Few bail bondsmen ... nearly 200 defendants does. Tamara Tabo is a summa cum laude graduate of the ... read more
Charged With a Crime? Better Check Your Facebook Pictures
Earlier this year, the realms of law and new media collided when Lori Drew was hit with ... technology, prosecutors are reportedly searching Facebook and MySpace for photos of defendants to use as cha... read more
How much retirement savings do you really need?
But putting away money for your golden years is essential to leading a happy and fulfilling life as you age. So, how much do you really need to save? Well, this article from NPR breaks down some of th... read more
Huge Win for Everyone With a Cellphone (and for the Fourth Amendment) at the Supreme Court
With those records, law enforcement officials identified the cell towers that ... What is more, the decision itself represents a massive win for Fourth Amendment advocates. Carpenter may well be remem... read more
Who Masterminded The Wood Chipper Murder Plot Against A Judge, Prosecutors and FBI Agents?
Guilford is now one of Southern California's legal ... filed a motion to revoke his bail. The next day, Guilford ordered him to appear for a June 27 hearing. Walthall fled and adopted an alias, Art La... read more
Insight: Political Junkie / Voter Registration Deadline / MacArthur Fellowship For UC Davis Professor / Italian Tenor Pasquale Esposito
Kim Alexander from the California Voter Foundation goes over the essential details and changes to the process on the final day of voter registration in California. Dr. Sarah T. Stewart shares her rese... read more