Supreme Court Declines Case Challenging New Jersey's Near Elimination of Cash Bail
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The Supreme Court has declined to get involved in the debate over limiting the use of money bail to control who is freed from jail prior to trial.

The court has turned away a lawsuit challenging New Jersey's nearly two-year-old bail system. New Jersey's system has all but eliminated the use of money bail. Instead, defendants are evaluated via risk assessment tools and freed under various levels of monitoring or detained if prosecutors make a case to a judge that there's no other way to make sure...

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