Topo Padilla, president of the Golden State Bail Agents Association, here standing in front of the Sacramento County jail on Thursday, said monetary stakes are the best way to ensure that someone appears in court after being released. A pair of lawmakers is pursuing legislation this session to overhaul bail.
Topo Padilla, president of the Golden State Bail Agents Association, here standing in front of the Sacramento County jail on Thursday, said monetary stakes are the best way to ensure that someone appears in court after being released. A pair of lawmakers is pursuing legislation this session to overhaul bail. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
Topo Padilla, president of the Golden State Bail Agents Association, here standing in front of the Sacramento County jail on Thursday, said monetary stakes are the best way to ensure that someone appears in court after being released. A pair of lawmakers is pursuing legislation this session to overhaul bail. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
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California considers an end to bail: ‘We’re punishing people simply for being poor’

February 04, 2017 12:01 AM