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Philly courts to stop withholding controversial bail fee

Advocates have been pleading with the Philadelphia court system to end its policy of keeping 30 percent of all posted bail — even when a defendant is acquitted, and even when the bail was posted by a ... read more

MLK's daughter calls for a Waffle House boycott after controversial incident

Starbucks apologized last month after an employee at a Philadelphia shop ... because they can't afford to make bail. What's worse, even people who are acquitted of charges may face years paying back ... read more

Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner on Radical Path to Remake Criminal Justice System

The occasion, this past July, was Philadelphia's popular Bastille Day celebration ... legalizing pot possession and prostitution, and eliminating cash bail so the poor aren't stuck in jail before ... read more

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Philly courts to stop withholding controversial bail fee

Advocates have been pleading with the Philadelphia court system to end its policy of keeping 30 percent of all posted bail — even when a defendant is acquitted, and even when the bail was posted by a ... read more

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Philly’s courts to stop withholding bail fee

Tucker, among others. In a joint statement, the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund and #No215Jail Coalition said they were “heartened by this step the courts are taking to no longer use bail fees to ... read more



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