How Will Senate Bill 10 Change California’s Cash Bail System?

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In late August 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed a new bill that has overturned California’s historic cash-based bail system. The bill, Senate Bill 10, required state courts to make a “risk based” system to decide who leaves jail, or does not, before trial. According to the bill’s author, State Senator Bob Hertzberg, the purpose of … Continue reading