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Bail Fund Aims to Free Poor Defendants
Chapter 1: The Punishing Price of NYC's Bail System
Chapter 2: Process and Punishment in Arraignment Courts
Chapter 3: Anatomy of The Bail Decision
Chapter 4: Judgment Calls—Judges and Bail
Chapter 5: No Escape From The Politics Of Bail
Chapter 6: Bail, Truth and Consequences
Chapter 7: Room for Reform? Bail and its Alternatives
Stung By Sam: .44-Caliber Bail Reform
Lengthy Trial: A Brief History of Bail
Ripped from Arraignments: Bail ‘Law & Order' Style
Clang for a Buck: The Curious Case of Dollar Bails
Overdue Finds: The NYPD's Warrants Section
The Business of Bail: The City's Bail Agents Sing the Blues
"Prisoner's Dilemma" looks at New York City's bail system and investigates why city jails are populated with pre-trial detainees who mostly can't afford bail.
Chief Administrative Judge Jonathan Lippman called for reforms of the bail system, including limiting the use of financial bail to detain defendants in non-violent cases.
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From City Limits' 2007 investigation of the bail system: After rising for years, the usage of jail space in the city has dropped.
From City Limits' 2007 investigation of the bail system: Outstanding warrants reflect, in part, cases where people skipped court, with or without bail.