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Scrapping the Bail System Is a Bad Idea

The justice system faces a number of tough challenges and one of them is: how to ensure that defendants appear in court while allowing them to continue with their lives in the meantime. The answer is ... read more

This bail reform is a bad idea

No matter the mechanism (third-party responsibility, property or cash), bail has been a guarantor of the accused’s liberty and public safety by creating stakes for the accused to fulfill their ... read more

Editorial: California continues to show the nation the absurdity and unfairness of money bail

It would be bad enough ... money bail in all cases in which defendants can’t afford it. In about 15 months, California voters are to decide whether to finally scrap money bail in this state altogether ... read more

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Re-making bail

Bad enough ... can't pay their bail. "It's unfair, inefficient, and a complete cost to taxpayers, for no public safety benefit," he said. "There's no rationale behind the money bail system." Equal ... read more


Bail-reform deal is worse than doing nothing

SACRAMENTO — Leave it up to the California Legislature to take a bad government-run system, argue about it ... really fix anything is never a good idea — and it takes away the energy from doing it ... read more

Cash bail must be eliminated, but 'risk assessments' aren't the tool to do it

is a bad idea. the problem with cash bail is that it created a two-tiered system of justice — one for the rich and one for everybody else, effectively putting a price tag on that presumption. Hundreds ... read more

Bush: Fix, don't scrap the Electoral College

I even ran a write-in campaign for President in 2012 to push the idea that the Electoral ... The current system isn’t perfect. The popular vote makes a bad system worse. A hybrid system would ... read more

Please, UEFA, Scrap The 'Away Goals' Rule And Bring Back The Coin Toss As A Tiebreaker

It’s interesting that some articles discussing the scrapping of the present system suggest that some of the reasoning ... are looking to scrap the away goals rule. I think this is a bad idea; despite ... read more

More than 450,000 people in jail because they can’t pay their bail

Bad enough ... t pay their bail. “It’s unfair, inefficient, and a complete cost to taxpayers, for no public safety benefit,” he said. “There’s no rationale behind the money bail system.” Equal Justice ... read more

I’m a Millennial. And No, My Generation Doesn’t Have It Worse Than Others.

“A penny saved is a penny earned” has been replaced by the arrogant idea ... bail out students en masse and make college free for everyone. But this is the wrong way to go about changing the ... read more



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