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New Jersey's bail system / Reforms on target

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Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014 12:01 am

New Jersey's system of setting bail is one of the most unjust parts of our justice system. If you have money, you can usually get out of jail on bail, even if you are charged with a serious or violent crime. If you are too poor to afford to post bail, you can languish in jail awaiting trial, even on nonviolent or minor charges.

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