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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:…