Pre-trial detention hurts defendants and taxpayers.
The bill abolishes paying money as a condition of release from jail pre-trial.
The Texas-based legal non-profit will offer the Trump administration $20 million to cover the bail bonds of detained migrant mothers separated from their children at the border.
A new poll from the MacArthur Foundation finds most Americans' sentiments about the justice system are at odds with the Trump administration's punitive policies.
Community groups are posting bail for indigent defendants, undermining the original principles of bail, and pushing for criminal justice reform.
If there was ever an example of how economic incentives can warp the institutions of justice, local jails are it.