Money Bail System Exacerbates Inequalities for Many

December 7, 2020

“‘I was able to bail myself out, but being in there, witnessing people who couldn’t scrape together $50 or $100 just to get out,’ [Boyd] said. ‘If you don’t have money, you sit in there and you take a plea bargain, you go off to prison, and then your life is ruined.’”

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