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Advocates Applaud Governor Brown and Chief Justice’s Commitment to Reform California’s Unjust Bail System

SACRAMENTO—Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Senator Bob Hertzberg and Assemblymember Rob Bonta announced their plan to work together to reform California’s fraught money bail system. The bill cosponsors issued the statement below in response: “We…

California Senate Approves Bail Reform Legislation

SACRAMENTO—Today, the California Senate approved SB 10, a bill to reform and modernize California’s money bail system, on a bipartisan 25-11 vote. The bill was introduced by Senator Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) in partnership with Assemblymember Bonta (D-Oakland), who also introduced…

Nationwide Report: Insurance Corporations Created Exploitative $2 Billion Bail Industry

SACRAMENTO–Today, Color Of Change and the American Civil Liberties Union’s Campaign for Smart Justice released a scathing national report exposing insurance corporations’ hand in creating an unnecessary and largely unaccountable $2 billion bail industry. The report, Selling Off Our Freedom:…

ACLU Rallies for Freedom and Justice for All at State Capitol

SACRAMENTO–Today, the ACLU of California hosted its annual rally and lobby day to promote legislation that will reform California’s unfair money bail system, protect immigrants from mass deportations, and stop California from participating in or creating a Muslim registry. Several…

In California, We the People Can Protect Our Values and Each Other

By Becca Cramer California is known for being a leader in protecting the rights of LGBTQ people, women, people of color, immigrants, and other marginalized communities. And while we already have great laws in place, there is still much work…