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Analysis August 30
The first state to abolish cash bail. Why are proponents so unhappy?
News August 6
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.
Commentary July 13
Post-Ferguson, St. Louis County courts initiate reforms, but bail hasn’t yet gone away.
Feature July 13
But a haven for bail bondsmen is getting less friendly.
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.
Crime on the Ballot October 17, 2016
Four important ballot measures you probably haven’t heard of.
News August 23, 2016
They’re using charity to set poor defendants free.
News June 29, 2016
A star of reality TV, Beth Chapman takes on those who say money bail is unfair.