Monthly Archives: May 2017

Jails exist for punishment or public safety, not for locking people up … – Los Angeles Times


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Jails exist for punishment or public safety, not for locking people up …
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California's two bills to reform the unfair and antiquated money bail system would be good for justice, public safety and accountability.
The Tiger Woods Version of Justice | The Crime ReportThe Crime Report

Bail Reform CA. Benefactors Are Well Funded Criminals And Local …MENAFN.COM

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Cherokee bail bondsman accused of exchanging sex for loan payments – WLOS


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Cherokee bail bondsman accused of exchanging sex for loan payments
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Phillip Armachain is charged with forced labor and sexual abuse of a minor. In a federal criminal complaint, three women testified that they had sexual intercourse or other sex acts with Armachain in return for their bond fees or to have personal loans
Feds allege bail bondsman accepted sex in lieu of loan repaymentsSmoky Mountain News


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Bail-Bond System Exploits the Poor and Undermines Justice, ACLU Says – NBCNews.com


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BailBond System Exploits the Poor and Undermines Justice, ACLU Says
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Bail bond companies both weaken and profit from the criminal justice system — by keeping poor people in debt even after they've been cleared of charges — the American Civil Liberties Union said in a report released Thursday. The $14 billion-a-year
Our Bail-Bond System Is Broken | The NationThe Nation.

For-Profit Bail Bonds Industry and Insurance Corporations Trap People in Cycle of Debtcharlestonchronicle.net
REPORT: How the For-Profit Bail System Locks Black People in …ColorLines magazine
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Bail Bond Company Offers $10K Reward in Bondsman Death Case … – U.S. News & World Report


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Bail Bond Company Offers $10K Reward in Bondsman Death Case …
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa City employer of a bail bondsman shot to death at the office where he worked is offering a $10000 reward for information …
Bail bond company offers $10K reward in bondsman death caseWashington Times


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