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9. This is good news
Sat Aug 20, 2016, 12:47 PM
Aug 2016

It often seems like setting bail for the accused is in essence saying, "You are guilty until proven innocent, UNLESS of course you can afford bail". It is a very flawed system. Even people who can come up with the bail, often have to mortgage their homes and borrow from friends and relatives. I remember a woman who's whole life and her family's life was ruined because of this system, though in the end she was found innocent.

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