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The Crime Report: NY Bail Reform Called ‘Most Dramatic’ in Nation

Thursday, September 17, 2020  
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After someone is arrested, wrongfully or not, they face the same pretrial system as everyone else.

However, not everyone is treated the same — especially when it comes to money.

Despite a rollback of some of its provisions, New York State’s landmark reform of the money bail system has gone a long way towards ending the “criminalization” of poverty, a panel of justice researchers and activists said Wednesday.

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