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CA Bail Elimination Experiment to Begin- Local Officials Comment

CA Bail Elimination Experiment to Begin- Local Officials Comment

By George Miller Hundreds of years of use of the cash bail system for defendants is about to be ended in California by legislative action.   The system of posting bail for release for criminal charges pending trial dates back to at least 1677, with the English Habeas Corpus Act. The English Bill of Rights […]

California Dreamin’ – A Criminal’s Paradise

By: Rafael Dagnesses, April 27, 2017     California lawmakers from Oakland and Los Angeles want to continue where the early release of prisoners left off: Ending California’s bail system so that those charged with a crime don’t have any incentive to appear in court. Under the banner of justice, poverty, equality and delusion, Oakland […]