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Using Taxes to Bail Out Wrongdoers

The story is sad and infuriating, has happened too often, and continues to happen. Because of wrongdoing by an accuser, a police officer, a prosecutor, a judge, an expert witness, or multiples or combinations of them, an innocent person is … Continue reading

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Proposal to Overhaul Bail System Heads to Nevada Supreme Court

LAS VEGAS, NV – Those who proposed changes may finally see changes as the Nevada Supreme Court took public commentary Tuesday regarding an overhaul of the state bail system. If this bill passes legislation, judges will begin evaluating based on … Continue reading

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Bail litigation updates across Texas, and other stories

A bit of personal news: After Just Liberty's Executive Director, Shakira Pumphrey, left to join the new Texas House Speaker's staff to work on criminal-justice policy, your correspondent was elevated to her old post on an interim basis. Many thanks … Continue reading

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California becomes first state to completely do away with money bail

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Of Human (Bail) Bondage

The Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals vacated a judgment suspending a bail bonding company from operation A bondsman for Appellant Cumberland Bail Bonding (“Cumberland”) was arrested after law enforcement determined that he was trading bonds for sex. A panel of… … Continue reading

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