https://ideas.ted.com/how-the-bail-system-in-the-us-became-such-a-mess-and-how-it-can-be-fixed/

Aug 31, 2018 ... Here's a look at how the unfair bail system came to be and what it would take to change it.

https://www.aclu.org/issues/smart-justice/bail-reform

Originally, bail was supposed to make sure people return to court to face charges against them. But instead, the money bail system has morphed into ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bail_in_the_United_States

Bail in the United States refers to the practice of releasing suspects from custody before their .... California uses a bail schedule system, and judges in state court are directed to refer to the bail schedule while also taking into account the ...

https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2018/10/17/17955306/bail-reform-criminal-justice-inequality

Oct 17, 2018 ... There's a rising movement to fight the money bail system. Advocates and legislators across the country are pushing to get rid of money bail in ...

https://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/gov-bail-reform-texas-new-jersey.html

The Fight to Fix America's Broken Bail System. Jails are filled with low-risk offenders awaiting court dates. There's bipartisan support to change that, so why is it ...

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/01/business/cash-bail-system-reform.html

Mar 1, 2019 ... New research documents the far-reaching effects of the cash bail system, which disproportionately hurts the poor and African-Americans.

https://www.npr.org/2018/08/28/642795284/california-becomes-first-state-to-end-cash-bail

Aug 28, 2018 ... "Today, California reforms its bail system so that rich and poor alike are treated fairly," Gov. Jerry Brown said. He first advocated for an overhaul ...

https://nypost.com/2018/10/05/the-bail-system-is-just-unfair-to-the-poor/

Oct 5, 2018 ... If judges feel a person is a danger to society, they won't make them eligible for bail. That's what Kerry Kennedy, president of Robert F. Kennedy ...

https://www.realclearpolicy.com/articles/2018/08/17/the_bail_system_is_racist_and_unjust_it_needs_to_be_reformed_110764.html

Aug 17, 2018 ... The money bail system only exacerbates the existing, egregious disparities in our justice system. American courts set significantly higher bail ...

http://www.nber.org/chapters/c3628.pdf

The Bail System: An Economic Approach. William M. Landes. University of Chicago and National Bureau of Economic Research. Widespread dissatisfaction  ...