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

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

 

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

  1. rosita reeder | July 14, 2020 at 11:43 AM | Reply

    doctor: “you have 1 minute and 58 seconds left to live”

    me:

  2. How about this….. dont commit a crime

    • Good idea but it’s racist in 2020.

    • Marcus Cooper | July 14, 2020 at 2:35 PM | Reply

      If only it were that simple.

    • That Photo Guy | July 14, 2020 at 2:59 PM | Reply

      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.

  3. Pathetic

  4. 16 minutes early yes

  5. witness for Jesus | July 14, 2020 at 12:33 PM | Reply

    Its called repeat offenders stop twisting the truth

  6. 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.

  7. Gothic Dragon warrior Queen | July 14, 2020 at 7:08 PM | Reply

    Very interesting!!!👍👍👍

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