Bail

A door sign saying, in red ink on a white wood surface, "933. Ring bell for bail bonds."

Cash bail policies are under fresh scrutiny

BY: - November 13, 2023

This story was originally published by Stateline. States can’t figure out what to do about cash bail. The system — in which an arrested suspect pays cash to avoid sitting in jail until their court date and gets the money back when they appear — is deeply entrenched in the nation’s history as a way […]