Bail reform confronts a system ‘deeply ingrained into the American psyche’

Bail reform confronts a system ‘deeply ingrained into the American psyche’

Bail reform is slowly gaining support amid protests against police brutality. Activists argue that cash bail is an unseemly system that unfairly targets minorities. At the same time, the practice is fundamentally American and thus resistant to change. “This idea of bail is deeply ingrained into the American psyche, and it’s so deeply ingrained in […]