Governor makes California first state to eliminate bail
The Guardian ---------- California will become the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial under a bill signed Tuesday by the governor, Jerry Brown. The bill will replace bail with a risk-assessment system, although it’s still unclear how the system will work. It will take effect in October 2019. Brown’s signature gives the state’s judicial council broad authority to reshape pretrial detention policies. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.