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News September 4, 2018
A lawsuit is challenging private hearings that take just seconds.
Analysis August 30, 2018
The first state to abolish cash bail. Why are proponents so unhappy?
News August 6, 2018
Cory Booker and Sherrod Brown, both Democrats, want answers from the insurance industry.
Feature July 13
A unique database offered an unprecedented look at the lucrative business.
Feature July 13, 2018
But a haven for bail bondsmen is getting less friendly.
Commentary October 22, 2017
Selmin Feratovic might be alive today if not for our deeply broken system.
Life Inside August 31, 2017
A judge explains how he decides whether to release a defendant before trial without bail — and how it can go bad.
Life Inside June 1, 2017
A small business owner fights back against changes in the bail industry.
Feature September 7, 2016
Massive caseloads, long wait lists, group plea deals, and other realities of a funding crisis.
News August 23, 2016
They’re using charity to set poor defendants free.