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Pretrial Detention, Poverty & Bail in the U.S.

January 7, 2020
Poverty & Bail Legal Consequences in the United States

Poverty is the primary factor in determining an individual’s legal consequences according to a Human Rights Watch report This report called “The Price of Freedom,” compiled by Human Rights Watch confirmed and bolstered by other studies conducted by experts from Harvard, Stanford, and Princeton which also found that holding individuals in jail before their trial […]

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