Lawmakers across the nation are pushing to end the cash bail system, arguing it unfairly keeps poor people in jail before they are even convicted of a crime. New Jersey is leading the way by largely eliminating cash bail with a combination of automated risk assessment systems and electronic monitoring. But opponents say getting rid of bail puts the public at risk. Criminals are more likely to flee and dangerous people are allowed back into society. What do you think? 🤔
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