Your Money or Your Freedom


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Player FM과 저희 커뮤니티의 David Hebert and Laura Arnold 콘텐츠는 모두 원 저작자에게 속하며 Player FM이 아닌 작가가 저작권을 갖습니다. 오디오는 해당 서버에서 직접 스트리밍 됩니다. 구독 버튼을 눌러 Player FM에서 업데이트 현황을 확인하세요. 혹은 다른 팟캐스트 앱에서 URL을 불러오세요.

Right now in the United States, there are almost 500,000 people being held behind bars who have yet to receive their day in court. In the vast majority of those cases, the defendant is being held simply because they cannot meet the financial demands imposed by a money bail system. In short, they do not have enough money to buy their freedom. Now, in the midst of a reform movement, the fundamental fairness of that system is being questioned. But reform is also giving rise to a new question, "what should the new system look like?"

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