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The Right Kind of Bail Reform: New York Must Learn from California's Bad Example

Expand The front gate is pictured at the Taconic Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York April 8, 2016. © 2016 Reuters   New York has an opportunity this session to address the devastation of the state's current bail system by passing the Bail Elimination Act. This legislation, which both our organizations and many others support, would end money bail, vastly reduce the number of people incarcerated pretrial, and provide necessary due process safeguards against pretrial jailing.   The current system forces people to either pay, or stay locked up until their case is resolved — a process…

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