Guilty Until Proven Innocent: The Problem with Money Bail

Author: Francesca Forrest

In America today, justice is only for those who can afford it. Those unable to afford their bail have no choice but to remain incarcerated, a flagrant violation of the rights promised by the Constitution. “The principle of innocent until proven guilty is at the heart of our justice system, and yet in the United States today, 61 percent of people in jails have not been convicted.”

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