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ACLU of California Statement: Governor Brown Signs Bail Reform Legislation Opposed by ACLU

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 28, 2018 CONTACT: Daisy Vieyra [email protected], 916-824-3266 ACLU of California Statement: Governor Brown Signs Bail Reform Legislation Opposed by ACLU SACRAMENTO – Today, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed into law Senate Bill 10, the…

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:…

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…