“Not in it for Justice”. How California’s Pretrial Detention and Bail System Unfairly Punishes Poor People

The report, “‘Not in it for Justice’: How California’s Pretrial Detention and Bail System Unfairly Punishes Poor People,” details how about 63 percent of prisoners in California county jails in recent years were not sentenced, with many being held awaiting trial because they could not afford bail.

https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/report_pdf/usbail0417_web_0.PDF

 

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