Jul 2, 2016

Saturday Data: Get Out of Jail Free.

     The City of Montgomery Alabama signed an agreement in 2015 to change the way people get out of jail. A legal reform group argued that people should not be kept in jail solely because they could not afford bail.
      Instead of posting a cash or property bond, some defendants now just sign their name as a promise to show up, even people with no address. The jury’s still out on whether it’s been a success.

Watch the Alabama News Network Extra report I produced HERE.

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