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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Ending Bail Before Trial

SACRAMENTO — California will become the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. “Today, California reforms its bail system so that rich and poor alike are treated fairly.” — Gov. Jerry Brown...
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Bill to End Bail in California Heads to Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO — A bill approved Tuesday by the California Senate to end bail and replace it with a risk-assessment system is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown, who has indicated he supports it. "Today, the legislature...