Kentucky’s Protracted Struggle to Get Rid of Bail

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“If you have an instrument that’s proven, focus on that, rather than a possible political fallout,” Delahanty told a group of visitors examining the state’s reform efforts this summer. From The Marshall Project: Nonprofit journalism about criminal justice ‘Is there any better way than money’?

Cash Bail System Traps The Poor In Jail

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  “Right now, you can have two people charged with the exact same crime and one gets out of jail because they can afford” to pay, said Sen. Julie Raque Adams, R-Louisville, who sponsored the Senate bill. “It’s truly based on financial means and nothing else. How do you level the playing

WAVE3: New rules may change the way a judge sets bond

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Wednesday, WAVE 3 News observed Judge Sean Delahanty questioning the risk assessment on Christopher Sindelar, 32. Sindelar was charged with attempted murder, kidnapping and assault of a woman. He was listed as a moderate risk on the assessment. The judge read from his criminal file,