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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