New York City’s Plan To Eliminate Cash Bail For Low-Level Defendants Begins Next Year

New York City’s Plan To Eliminate Cash Bail For Low-Level Defendants Begins Next Year

By Lucy Perkins

NPR’s Joel Rose reports that the goal of the plan is to reduce the number of people in the city’s jail on Rikers Island.

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