The state assembly passed a bill on Monday that would eliminate money bail -- that means no more cash or bonds to get out of jail while awaiting trial. Low level offenders would be released. For serious crimes, judges would use a formula to decide who should be held or released pre-trial. We speak with the bill’s sponsor, California Senator Bob Hertzberg; and the bill’s opponent, the ACLU.
California is poised to eliminate cash bail
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California is poised to get rid of cash bail
The state assembly passed a bill on Monday that would eliminate money bail -- that means no more cash or bonds to get out. Low level offenders would be released.
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Journalist's harrowing story of being captured by Somali pirates
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Madonna at the VMAs: Did she pay tribute to Aretha Franklin or herself?
On Monday night at the MTV Video Music Awards, Madonna was asked to pay tribute to Aretha Franklin. But then she launched into a long story about her early days as a...
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Trump's former lawyer pleads guilty to breaking campaign finance law
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