The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is Serious About Investigating Bail Practices in Philly

by Hayden Nelson-Major, Independence Foundation Fellow

After more than a year of gathering data and urging Philadelphia bail judges to follow the letter of the law, in early July, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court announced that it would launch an investigation into the use of cash bail in Philadelphia.

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