May 20, 2024

Demystifying Cash Bail: Understanding What It Is and It Is Not

At Detroit Justice Center (DJC), we know that cash bail can upend a person’s life if they’re not able to pay. It perpetuates inequality, criminalizes poverty, and undermines the presumption of innocence. So, what exactly is cash bail, and what misconceptions surround it? Let's delve into the nuances.
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