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"Constitutional amendment on bail clears first hurdle," by Randall Chase, Associated Press, May 05, 2022
"New York Democrats pare back nation-leading bail reform amid crime wave," by Joseph Spector and Anna Gronewold, Politico, April 11, 2022
"Opinion: Scapegoating bail reform won’t solve the crime problem," by the Editorial Board, Washington Post, April 11, 2022
"Opinion: Why bail reform is worth defending from politicization," by Vincent Schiraldi, City & State, March 28, 2022
"New York’s Bail Laws, Reconsidered: 5 Things to Know," by Grace Ashford and Jonah E. Bromwich, New York Times, March 29, 2022
"District attorneys warn requiring cash bail could clog jails," by Jeff Amy, Associated Press, March 23, 2022
"Against NYC crime spike, comptroller says bail reform isn’t to blame," by Josh Russell, Courthouse News Service, March 22, 2022
"Average felony bail in Duluth shows racial disparities, group says," by Jana Hollingsworth, Star Tribune, March 17, 2022
"Push for More Restrictive Bail Law Gains a Key Ally: Gov. Hochul," by Luis Ferré-Sadurní, Grace Ashford, and Jonah E. Bromwich, New York Times, March 17, 2022
"'Zero bail' and release from jail are not the same thing," Editorial Board, Los Angeles Times, February 28, 2022
"Eric Adams Wants ‘Dangerousness’ Factored into New York's Bail Laws. Advocates Say It Will Only Bring More Bias," by Josiah Bates, Time Magazine, February 10, 2022
"60% of people awaiting trial can't afford bail. A civil rights commission can't agree on reform.," by Tami Abdollah, USA Today, January 20, 2022
"Jail Lengths of Stay Increasing Across the US: Report," by TCR Staff, The Crime Report, January 20, 2022
"Alabama Law Could Strengthen Judge Discretion in Bond Decisions," by TRC Staff, The Crime Report, January 19, 2022
"NY Bail Reform: ‘Two Steps Forward, One Step Back’," by TRC Staff, The Crime Report, December 28, 2021