How the bail system increased wealth and racial inequalities | Just the FAQs 1

How the bail system increased wealth and racial inequalities | Just the FAQs

 

There have long been calls to end money bail in the U.S. prison system. Here's what some jurisdictions are doing to reform it.
RELATED: Why inmates are allowed to make below minimum wage in the U.S.

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11 comments

    1. It’s good in theory but unfortunately police arrest innocent people a lot. Those people post a bail, pay the fee, and end up innocent with lost money. Sound like a good system? Well it is for those profiting off innocent arrests.

  1. This story *would* have been an insightful and great piece on a huge problem that needs fixed in the American judicial system….

    If you hadn’t lied and made it all about race rather than focusing on classism.

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